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Taylor v. United States, 579 U.S. ___ (2016), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that in a federal criminal prosecution under the Hobbs Act, the government is not required to prove an interstate commerce element beyond a reasonable doubt. The Court relied on the decision in Gonzales v.

www.oyez.org/cases/2015/14-6166

Feb 23, 2016 ... David Anthony Taylor was a member of the “Southwest Goonz,” a group of robbers based in Roanoke, Virginia, that focused on robbing drug dealers, who typically have drug proceeds in their home and are reluctant to report crime. Taylor was indicted on two counts of robbery under the Hobbs Act, which ...

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Jun 20, 2016 ... Taylor and other gang members twice broke into homes of marijuana dealers, demanded drugs and money, found neither, and left relatively empty handed. At Taylor's retrial on Hobbs Act charges of affecting commerce or attempting to do so through robbery, the court excluded Taylor's evidence that he ...

www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/14-6166_o7jp.pdf

Jun 20, 2016 ... TAYLOR v. UNITED STATES. Opinion of the Court any commerce “over which the United States has jurisdic- tion,” §1951(b)(3), the prosecution in a Hobbs Act robbery case satisfies the Act's commerce element if it shows that the defendant robbed or attempted to rob a drug dealer of drugs or drug proceeds ...

www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/taylor-v-united-states

Jun 20, 2016 ... Holding: Because the Hobbs Act criminalizes robberies and attempted robberies that affect any commerce “over which the U.S. has jurisdiction,' the prosecution in a Hobbs Act robbery case satisfies the act's commerce element if it shows that the defendant robbed or attempted to rob a drug dealer of drugs ...

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Taylor v. United States. The issue raised by the petitioner, David Taylor, is whether the government has to prove beyond a reasonable doubt, with case specific fact evidence, the interstate commerce element in a Hobbs Act prosecution of a defendant ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/14-6166

Feb 23, 2016 ... The Supreme Court will clarify the interaction between the Hobbs Act of 1948 (“ the Hobbs Act”) and Congress' commerce power over intra-state activity. The Hobbs Act prohibits obstruction or delay of “the movement of any article or commodity in commerce, by robbery or extortion or attempts . . . to do [so].

www.nationalreview.com/blog/bench-memos/loose-evidentiary-ends-raich-taylor-v-united-states

Jun 24, 2016 ... On Monday the Supreme Court decided Taylor v. United States ... The case now before us requires no more than that we graft our holding in Raich onto the commerce element of the Hobbs Act. The Hobbs Act criminalizes robberies affecting “commerce over which the United States has jurisdiction.” Under ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/14-6166

Jun 20, 2016 ... Petitioner Taylor was indicted under the Hobbs Act on two counts of affecting commerce or attempting to do so through robbery for his participation in two home invasions targeting marijuana dealers. In both cases, Taylor and other gang members broke into the homes, confronted the residents, demanded ...