Monday, August 23, 2004

$20 stolen from a Best Western motel equals impact on interstate commerce

In U.S. Hemingway, the Fourth Circuit in a per curiam opinion for the panel of Judges Michael, Motz, and King concluded, among other things, that the requirement of impact on interstate commerce necessary to sustain a conviction under the Hobbs Act was met where the evidence showed that $20 was stolen from a Best Western motel.

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