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8.176 Sexual Abuse of Person in Official Detention

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8.176 SEXUAL ABUSE OF PERSON IN OFFICIAL DETENTION (18 U.S.C. § 2243(b))

The defendant is charged in [Count _______ of] the indictment with sexual abuse of a person in official detention in violation of Section 2243(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code. In order for the defendant to be found guilty of that charge, the government must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt:

First, the defendant knowingly engaged in a sexual act with [name of victim];

Second, at the time, [name of victim] was in official detention at [specify place of federal jurisdiction]; and

Third, at the time [name of victim] was under the custodial, supervisory or disciplinary authority of the defendant.

In this case, "sexual act" means [specify statutory definition].

In this case, "official detention" means [official detention definition].

Comment

See Comment to Instruction 8.164 (Aggravated Sexual Abuse).

"Official detention" is defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2246(5).