SCOTUScast 3-28-08 featuring William Otis

United States v. Ressam

March 28, 2008

William G. Otis

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 SCOTUScast 3-28-08 featuring William Otis - MP3
Running Time: 00:09:15

Bio for William Otis

On March 25, 2008, the Court heard oral argument in United States v. Ressam. The Court was asked whether 18 U.S.C. 1844(h)(2), which mandates 10 years in prison for carrying an explosive during the commission of a felony, requires the explosives to be carried “in relation to” the underlying felony. William Otis, former chief of the appellate division in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia discusses the case.

 

Oral Argument - March 25, 2008:
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/07-455.pdf


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