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US v. Christianson, No. 09-1526

By FindLaw Staff on November 09, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Convictions and sentences of defendants, members of the Earth Liberation Front which has been identified by the FBI as domestic eco-terrorist group, for destroying government property is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not err in holding that defendants' conduct caused the Forest Service to suffer a loss in its loss-amount calculation; and 2) defendant's argument that he's not the sort of person who should be labeled a terrorist and that the terrorism enhancement does not apply unless his crime transcended national boundaries is without merit.     

Read US v. Christianson, No. 09-1526

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Decided November 9, 2009


Before:  Posner, Manion, and Tinder, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Manion, Circuit Judge

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