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10-1173 U.S. v. Carlisle

Search and Seizure Reasonable expectation of privacy Where a defendant denied at a suppression hearing that he did not own a backpack he was carrying at the time of his arrest, he has no reasonable expectation of privacy that would ...

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09-1856 U.S. v. Cantrell

Honest Services Fraud Sufficiency of the evidence Where a defendant steered contacts to a third party in exchange for kickbacks, the evidence is sufficient to support a conviction for honest services fraud. “The indictment charged Cantrell with using his position ...

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