This Note will begin by providing a summary of the fact surrounding Cleveland v. United States. Following this synopsis is a brief discussion of the mail fraud statute, the property dilemma arising under the mail fraud statute, and issues relating to the federalization of crime. This Note will conclude by exploring the federalism implication of the Supreme Court’s holding in Cleveland v. United States, licenses are not property for purposes of the mail fraud statue.
Hadi S. Al-Shathir,
And Into the Maelstrom Steps the United States Supreme Court: Licenses Are Not Property for Purposes of the Mail Fraud Statute - Cleveland v. United States,
68 Mo. L. Rev.
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