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United States v. Walker
Citation:657 F.3d 160 (2011).
The Walkers robbed a drug dealer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Wright (the drug dealer) had made a single sale at the time of the robbery. The Walkers were charged under the Hobbs Act, which criminalizes extortion or robbery which affects interstate commerce. At trial, expert witness Goshert provided testimony that cocaine sold in Harrisburg typically originated outside of Pennsylvania. Goshert’s testimony was based on his 30-years of experience investigating drug trafficking in the Harrisburg area.
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