Circuit Says U.S. 'Nexus' Not Needed for Jurisdiction

, New York Law Journal


U.S. courts have subject-matter jurisdiction over criminal cases where the crimes occurred outside of the country, even when the indictment does not allege a "territorial nexus" to the United States, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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