Against Central Bank of Venezuela US issues sanctions
Apr 19, 2019 11:05 AM EDT
The US Supreme Court heard two oral arguments Wednesday morning.
At issue in the first case, United States v. Davis, is whether the term "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague in 18 USC § 924(c)(3)(B). This statute deals specifically with the possession of firearms by the defendant during this type of crime. The two respondents were previously convicted under this statute. Their convictions were overturned on appeal. The petitioner, on behalf of the US, argued that the court should use a circumstance