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Criminal – Assault On Officer – Bodily Injury Evidence (access required)

A federal inmate charged with assault on a correctional officer can be convicted on count I based on evidence that defendant struck an officer on the side of the head when the officer reprimanded defendant for not following a prison rule. Defendant contends "bodily injury" means significant injury. The 4th Circuit held in U.S. v. Perkins, ...

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