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Criminal Law: Distribution of Child Pornography-Motion to Dismiss Indictment-Constitutionality of Criminal Statute

Defendant entered a conditional guilty plea to distribution of child pornography. Defendant appealed the denial of his motion to dismiss the indictment, arguing that the statute of conviction as applied violated his First and Fifth Amendment rights. Where a person ...

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Criminal Law: Involuntary Manslaughter-Newborn Death Due to Drug Toxicity-Motion to Dismiss Indictment

After the death of her newborn due to combined drug toxicity, defendant was charged with involuntary manslaughter. Defendant successfully moved to dismiss the indictment on grounds that the charged offense did not cover her conduct. The government appealed from the ...

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