Title 18,USC, Genocide: File a Motion anyone?


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Posted by Charles Pixley on June 13, 1997 at 08:08:56:

In Reply to: HUMAN RIGHTS LAW DEFINED posted by Charles Pixley on June 12, 1997 at 16:55:02:

UNITED STATES CODE TITLE 18 -
CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 50A - GENOCIDE

1091. Genocide

(a) Basic Offense. - Whoever, whether in time of peace or in time of war, in a circumstance escribed
in subsection (d) and with the specific intent to destroy, in whole or in substantial part, a national,
ethnic,racial, or religious group as such -
(1) kills members of that group;
(2) causes serious bodily injury to members of that group;
(3) causes the permanent impairment of the mental faculties of members of the group through
drugs, torture, or similar techniques;
(4) subjects the group to conditions of life that are intended to cause the physical destruction of
the group in whole or in part;
(5) imposes measures intended to prevent births within the group; or
(6) transfers by force children of the group to another group; or attempts to do so, shall be
punished as provided in subsection (b).
(b) Punishment for Basic Offense. - The punishment for an offense under subsection (a) is -
(1) in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(1), a fine of not more than $1,000,000 and
imprisonment for life; and
(2) a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or imprisonment for not more than twenty years, or both,
in any other case.
(c) Incitement Offense. - Whoever in a circumstance described in subsection (d) directly and publicly
incites another to violate subsection (a) shall be fined not more than $500,000 or imprisoned not more
than five years, or both.
(d) Required Circumstance for Offenses. - The circumstance referred to in subsections (a) and (c) is
that
(1) the offense is committed within the United States; or
(2) the alleged offender is a national of the United States (as defined in section 101 of the
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101)).
(e) Nonapplicability of Certain Limitations. - Notwithstanding section 3282 of this title, in the case of
an offense under subsection (a)(1), an indictment may be found, or information instituted, at any time
without limitation.




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