United States Fourth Circuit

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US v. Recio, 17-4005

Affirming the conviction of a man for being a felon in possession of a firearm; the admission of a Facebook post quoting a rap lyric was not an abuse of discretion because by posting the lyrics without quotation marks, attribution to the artist, and by editorializing the song lyric he adopted and made it his own, rather than hearsay, and its admission was not an abuse of discretion.

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  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/03/07


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  • United States Fourth Circuit


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