Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / Teeth and head weren’t ‘dangerous weapons’ (access required)

Teeth and head weren’t ‘dangerous weapons’ (access required)

A sentencing enhancement for use of a dangerous weapon in an assault on law enforcement officers could not be based on the defendant’s attempted but unsuccessful use of his teeth and skull to bite and “head butt” the police. Background Zakaria Taoufik was convicted of taking an action to prevent or hamper his removal from the United ...