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Sekhar v. U.S.

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Other Cases
Question Presented Whether the "recommendation" of an attorney, who is a salaried employee of a governmental agency, in a single instance, is intangible property that can be the subject of an extortion attempt under 18 U.S.C. § 1951 (a)(the Hobbs Act) and 18 U.S.C. § 875(d).
Lower Court's Decision

Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 26 June, 2013.

Roberts
Robertsremand
Scalia
Scaliaremand
Kennedy
Kennedyaffirm
Thomas
Thomasremand
Ginsburg
Ginsburgremand
Breyer
Breyerremand
Alito
Alitoaffirm
Sotomayor
Sotomayoraffirm
Kagan
Kaganremand