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Bodily Injury

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 1515(a)(5) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 73: Obstruction of Justice)

(a) As used in sections 1512 and 1513 of this title [18 U.S.C. §§ 1512 and 1513] and in this section—
   (5) the term "bodily injury" means—
      (A) a cut, abrasion, bruise, burn, or disfigurement;
      (B) physical pain;
      (C) illness;
      (D) impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty; or
      (E) any other injury to the body, no matter how temporary;