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US v. LEE, 01-1629

Defendant's convictions and sentence, stemming from his receipt of bribes while president of the International Boxing Federation, are affirmed. Monitoring and recording of meetings in his hotel suite with the consent of a participant did not violate his Fourth Amendment rights; there is no constitutionally relevant distinction between audio and video surveillance in this context.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/20/2004
  • Published 02/20/2004

Judges

  • Before SCIRICA, Chief Judge, and ALITO, and McKEE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Gerald Krovatin (argued), Krovatin & Associates, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • George S. Leone, Chief, Appeals Division, Michael Martinez (argued), Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Newark, for Appellee.
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