Video on 18 USC Section 111 Crimes, Penalties, and Defenses.

Summary of 18 USC § 111 Crimes.

18 USC Section 111 makes it a crime to assault a federal agent. In fact, 18 USC § 111 creates three different crimes. They are:

  1. Simple assault.
  2. Assault without a weapon; and
  3. Assault on a Federal Agent with a weapon.

Our video talks about how these three crimes work.

This includes a review of United States v Feola, 420 U.S. 671, 672 (1975). Feola is a major Supreme Court case that explains how prosecutors can show or prove criminal intent in 18 USC § 111 cases.

Finally, we also talk about the top jail terms for this crime and list possible defenses.

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