Monday, October 31, 2016

threat to harm another - interstate communication - 18 USC 875(c)

US v. Elonis โ€“ 3d Cir. โ€“ October 28, 2016

Conviction upheld for violation on 18 USC 875(c) โ€“ use of interstate communications containing threat to injure the person of another

ยง818 USC 875 (c). Interstate communications
(c) Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication containing any threat to kidnap any person or any threat to injure the person of another, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.