Reading Room Document
Application of the Assimilative Crimes Act to Conduct of Federal Employees Authorized by Federal Law
Federal employees performing their duties in a manner authorized by federal law, while on a federal enclave within a state that criminalizes such authorized conduct, would not violate the Assimilative Crimes Act and could not be prosecuted by the federal government under that law. The original opinion is available at https://www.justice.gov/olc/file/1527726/download.
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