US v. Beale, No. 08-3205
Conviction and sentence for tax evasion and other crimes is affirmed where: 1) there was sufficient evidence of defendant's willfulness to support his conviction for tax evasion; 2) the court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to recuse itself after defendant plotted to have the judge arrested by the provost marshal of his "common law court" in an attempt to intimidate all of the judges of the district; 3) defendant was not denied due process as he was provided with adequate resources to conduct his pro se defense; and 4) defendant's sentence was not substantively unreasonable.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Submitted: June 10, 2009
Filed: July 23, 2009
Before SMITH and SHEPHERD, Circuit Judges, and LIMBAUGH, District Judge.
Opinion by SHEPHERD, Circuit Judge.
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