Solicitor General Tells Supreme Court that Legal Advice is Property

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Is the advice of an attorney intangible property that can be taken by taken by extortion under the Hobbs Act? On April 23, 2013, this precise question was presented to the Supreme Court of the United States during oral arguments in Sekhar v. United States.

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Topics:  Extortion, Hobbs Act, Legal Advice, SCOTUS

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates

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