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MANTILLA v. US, 99-5923

The return of funds which are voluntarily exchanged in a narcotics transaction is barred by public policy and the in pari delicto concept.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 02/04/2002
  • Decided 09/03/2002
  • Published 09/03/2002


  • Before:  SLOVITER, and AMBRO, Circuit Judges POLLAK, District Judge.


  • United States Third Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Mark H. Lynch,Keith Noreika (Argued), Covington & Burling, Washington, DC, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Robert J. Cleary, United States Attorney, Colette R. Buchanan (Argued), Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of United States Attorney, Newark, NJ, for Appellee.
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