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United States v. Mitchell

Citation: 6 ELR 20683
No. No. 75-613-Cr-WM, (S.D. Fla., 04/26/1976)

The magistrate denies a motion to dismiss a 32-count indictment brought under the Marine Mammal Protection Act for animal takings which occurred in Bahamian waters. The doctrine of objective territorial jurisdiction allows the United States to extend its criminal jurisdiction to reach extra-territorial actions of United States citizens....

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