18 U.S.C. § 16 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 16. Crime of violence defined
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The term “crime of violence” means--
(a) an offense that has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another, or
(b) any other offense that is a felony and that, by its nature, involves a substantial risk that physical force against the person or property of another may be used in the course of committing the offense.
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