ABDW

AcronymDefinition
ABDWAssault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon
ABDWAir Base Defense Weapon
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"For petitioner's ABDW convictions to serve as predicate offenses under ACCA, I must find 'both that Massachusetts ABDW is divisible into its intentional and reckless forms,' and that Mr.
Beazer, on June 26, 2007, was convicted of the intentional form of ABDW.
"The intentional form of ABDW which requires 'the intentional and unjustified use of force upon the person of another, no matter how slight' 'constitutes a crime of violence under 4B1.2(a)(1) of the [Sentencing Guidelines]' because ADW is a lesser-included offense of this form of ABDW and ADW is, itself, a violent felony.
"The reckless form of ABDW, however, is not categorically a violent felony under ACCA because 'it does not require that the defendant intend to cause injury ...