On March 8, 2017, Attorney General Sessions issued a memorandum emphasizing the Department’s commitment to prosecution of violent crime, noting that one of the “substantial tools” prosecutors have at their disposal to target violent crime is the Hobbs Act robbery statute—18 U.S.C. § 1951.
Author: Christopher Graveline and Bonnie Greenberg
Federal Sponsor Agency: DOJ, Executive Office for United States Attorneys
Provider: This article is sourced from the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Attorney Bulletin: June 2017, Volume 65, Number 2
Publication Date: June 2017