In the context of a federal sentencing case, the Eighth Circuit determined that a Missouri conviction for resisting arrest by fleeing is not a crime of violence because it does not require that a defendant use force or the threat of force.  Given the similarity between the definition of a crime of violence in the sentencing context and the immigration context, this case may provide valuable insight into the immigration consequences of a conviction under this statute.

The full text of United States v. Robinson can be found here: