Descamps v. United States

CRIMINAL LAW — Sentencing

New Jersey Law Journal


The modified categorical approach used to determine whether a past conviction is a "violent felony" for purposes of sentence enhancement under the Armed Career Criminal Act does not apply to statutes that contain a single, indivisible set of elements.

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