The Categorical Approach Across Jurisdictions: A Step-by-Step Approach - Recording (.MP3)
If you represent foreign nationals with criminal convictions, an in depth understanding of the categorical/modified categorical approach, particularly in light of recent court decisions, is critical to effective representation. The panelists will address the practical application of the modified categorical approach and additional defense strategies, and will review the latest developments and interpretations among circuit courts in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Mathis v. United States.
- The Categorical Approach Defined: Mathis, Taylor, Moncrieffe, Descamps, and Silva-Trevino
- When Does the “Circumstance Specific” Approach Apply?
- New Circuit Court Cases
- Deconstructing a Conviction After Mathis
- Statutes and Guidelines Most Commonly Requiring Use of the Categorical and Circumstance Specific Approaches
- Step‐by‐Step Process for Using the Categorical and Circumstance Specific Approaches
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