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1310. Additional Research Sources

There are several authorities that can be consulted when researching various issues under the Dyer Act. Some of these include the following:

  1. 56 A.L.R.2d 1309 - Validity and Construction of National Motor Vehicle Theft Act;
  2. 15 A.L.R.Fed. 919 - What Constitutes "Motor Vehicle" Within Meaning of the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act (Dyer Act) (18 U.S.C. §  2311-2313);
  3. 15 A.L.R.Fed. 856 - Presumptions and Inferences Arising in Prosecutions under National Motor Vehicle Theft Act (Dyer Act) (18 U.S.C. §  2312-2313) from Unexplained Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicles;
  4. 15 A.L.R.Fed. 888 - Requirements as to Interstate Character of Offense Under Provision of National Motor Theft Act (Dyer Act) (18 U.S.C. §  2313) Making it Offense to Receive, Conceal, Store, Barter, Sell, or Dispose of Stolen Motor Vehicle Moving as, or Which is Part of or Constitutes, Interstate Commerce;
  5. 45 A.L.R.Fed. 370 - Construction and Application of Word "Stolen" in National Motor Vehicle Theft Act (Dyer Act) (18 U.S.C. § 2311-2313); and
  6. Devitt and Blackmar, Federal Jury Practice and Instructions (3d ed.) Chapter 45, Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property-Motor Vehicle (Dyer Act, etc.) (18 U.S.C. §§ 2312, 2314, and 2315).

[cited in JM 9-61.100]

Updated September 19, 2018