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08-2512 & 08-2443 U.S. v. Ellis

Criminal Procedure Double jeopardy Where a defendant never relinquished constructive possession of a firearm, it violated double jeopardy to convict him of two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm. "[I]t is undisputed that Ellis relinquished actual possession of the second gun after he acquired it from the straw purchaser in June 2005; the important ...

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