Conviction Reversed for Mailing Criminal Threats.

Charged with terrorist threats (criminal threats)?  In state court in California, it is defined by Penal Code § 422.  In federal court, it is defined by 18 U.S.C. § 876 (a) if the threat is mailed.  In both situations, the threat must be directed to a person.  Can it be a threat to a corporation, i.e. McDonald’s or Nike?  Click on the following summary of a federal case to read about this aspect of the offense –