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US v. Kuehne, 06-3668

A conviction for drug- and firearm-related offenses is affirmed over claims of error regarding: 1) allegedly improper venue; 2) the definition of "use" under 18 U.S.C. section 924(c)(1); 3) jury instruction regarding proof necessary for conviction under section 924(c); 4) constructive amendment or variance of the indictment; 5) prosecutorial misconduct; 6) a motion for acquittal; 7) alleged inaccuracies in the transcript of proceedings; 8) propriety of police investigation tactics; 9) the propriety of findings regarding a motion to suppress evidence; 10) submission of sentencing facts to the jury; 11) the sufficiency of the indictment; 12) the sufficiency of the evidence; 13) Brady violation; and 14) jury instruction regarding "Conspiracy" and "Aiding and Abetting".

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/28/2008
  • Published 10/28/2008

Judges

  • Before:  CLAY and McKEAGUE, Circuit Judges;  BOYKO, District Judge.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • ARGUED:  Kevin M. Schad, Schad & Schad, Lebanon, Ohio, for Appellant.  Benjamin C. Glassman, Assistant United States Attorney, Cincinnati, Ohio, for Appellee.   ON BRIEF:  Kevin M. Schad, Schad & Schad, Lebanon, Ohio, for Appellant.  Benjamin C. Glassman, Assistant United States Attorney, Cincinnati, Ohio, for Appellee.   John D. Kuehne, Jr., Terre Haute, Indiana, pro se.