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Fowler v. United States
United States Supreme Court
131 S. Ct. 2045 (2011)
Charles Fowler (defendant) and several others were preparing to rob a bank when Todd Horner, a state police officer, approached the men and asked them to identify themselves. Fowler shot and killed Horner. Fowler was convicted under the federal witness-tampering statute. The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed. Certiorari was granted.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Breyer, J.)
Concurrence (Scalia, J.)
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