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US v. Troy, No. 08-2002

District court's conviction of defendant for assaulting a federal officer in violation of 18 U.S.C. section 111(a) is affirmed as a rational factfinder could have concluded beyond a reasonable doubt that the officer was acting within the scope of her official duties for the purposes of the statute.     

Read US v. Troy, No. 08-2002

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maine

Decided September 25, 2009


Before:  Howard, Seyla, and Ripple, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Howard, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  Richard L. Hartley, Law Office of Richard Hartley.

For Appellee:  Renèe M. Bunker, Assistant United States Attorney, Paul D. Silsby, United States Attorney