No. 78-5043.

587 F.2d 852 (1978)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Robert L. JACKSON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided December 5, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert M. Murphy, Lancaster, Ky. (Court-appointed—CJA), Robert L. Jackson, Butner, N.C., for defendant-appellant.

Patrick H. Molloy, U. S. Atty., Joseph L. Famularo, Asst. U. S. Atty., Robert F. Houlihan, Jr., Lexington, Ky., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before WEICK, ENGEL and MERRITT, Circuit Judges.


Appellant Jackson was convicted by a jury of one count of willfully assaulting federal officers while engaged in the performance of their official duties at the Federal Correctional Institution at Ashland, Kentucky, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 111. He received a sentence of three years imprisonment, to be served concurrently with a sentence he had received for an unrelated offense.

At the trial Jackson, who was an inmate at the Institution...

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