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US v. Weingarten, 09-2043

Defendant's conviction for travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct is reversed where travel by a U.S. citizen between two foreign countries, absent any territorial nexus to the U.S., did not constitute "travel[] in foreign commerce" within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. section 2423(b).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/18/2011
  • Published 01/18/2011

Judges

  • Debra Ann Livingston

Court

  • United States Second Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Andrea Goldbarg, Demosthenes Lorandos