No. 72-1657.

486 F.2d 816 (1973)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. George DeMET, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided October 25, 1973.

Rehearing Denied November 26, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James G. Demopoulos, Chicago, Ill., for defendant-appellant.

John J. Robinson, Appellate Section, Crim. Div., U. S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., James R. Thompson, U. S. Atty., William T. Huyck, Asst. U. S. Atty., Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before SWYGERT, Chief Judge, and KILEY and FAIRCHILD, Circuit Judges.

FAIRCHILD, Circuit Judge.

Defendant was convicted by a jury of obstructing, delaying and affecting commerce and the movement of articles in commerce by extortion in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951, commonly called the Hobbs Act.1 On this appeal defendant asserts error in jury selection, insufficiency of the evidence as to extortion and effect on interstate commerce, and erroneous rulings during...


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