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US v. Galati, 15-1609

Conviction in a murder-for-hire scheme is affirmed over defendant’s claim that using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of this crime is not a “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. section 1958 where (1) physical force was used, attempted, or threatened in committing the offense by the defendant, and (2) the defendant knowingly or intentionally traveled in interstate commerce or used any facility of interstate commerce with the intention of committing murder-for-hire.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/12/19


  • ROTH


  • United States Third Circuit


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