TITLE

AFFECTING COMMERCE: POST LOPEZ REVIEW OF THE HOBBS ACT

AUTHOR(S)
Ferro, George P.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2003, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how activities such as bribery of local officials and violent crimes involve interstate commerce such that the federal government in the U.S. has the jurisdiction to prosecute. Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the case U.S. versus Lopez; Violations of the Hobbs Act prior to the Lopez case; Assessment of the interests of the federal government in prosecuting state crimes.
ACCESSION #
11005445

 

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