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Sekhar v. US, 12-357

Defendant's conviction of attempted extortion, in violation of the Hobbs Act, is reversed, where attempting to compel a person to recommend that his employer approve an investment does not constitute "the obtaining of property from another" under the Hobbs Act.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/26/2013
  • Published 06/26/2013

Judges

  • SCALIA

Court

  • United States Supreme Court

Counsel