US v. Wittig, No. 08-3220
In a money laundering prosecution, denial of defendants' motions for acquittal on Double Jeopardy grounds is affirmed where the Double Jeopardy Clause did not categorically foreclose a new trial because the conspiracy charges in the indictment were considerably broader in scope than the wire fraud charges on which defendants were acquitted.
Read US v. Wittig, No. 08-3220
Filed August 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Gorsuch
Maxwell Carr-Howard, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, Kansas City, MO
Patrick A. McInerney, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, Kansas City, MO
Richard L. Hathaway, Senior Litigation Counsel, United States Attorney's Office,
Marietta Parker, Acting United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office,
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