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SEKHAR v. UNITED STATES

Docket No.: 12-357
Certiorari Granted: Jan 11 2013
Argued: April 23, 2013
Decided: June 26, 2013

Topics:

Due Process, First Amendment, Hobbs Act, RICO, copyright, patent, property rights, trademark

PartyNames: Giridhar C. Sekhar v. United States
Petitioner: Giridhar C. Sekhar
Respondent: United States

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: 683 F.3d 436
Supreme Court Docket

Giridhar C. Sekhar
v.
United States
Question Presented:

Whether the "recommendation" of an attorney, who is a salaried employee of a governmental agency, in a single instance, is intangible property that can be the subject of an extortion attempt under 18 U.S.C. §1951(a)(the Hobbs Act) and 18 U.S.C. §875(d).

SEKHAR v. UNITED STATES
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 23, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in SEKHAR v. UNITED STATES
Holding: REVERSED
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