Legal Question in Criminal Law in Nevada

Suppose a crime is committed on an aircraft that is registered in the US, flying over Fresno, en route to Las Vegas. Who would exercise jurisdiction in this case?

Asked on 5/23/13, 7:47 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Edward Hoffman Law Offices of Edward A. Hoffman

The federal government has sole jurisdiction over crimes committed in American airspace.

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Answered on 5/23/13, 8:02 pm

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