United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. FUJII, 01-3455

In convictions for the smuggling of aliens, 1) airline check-in and reservation records were properly admitted as business records under FRE 803(6), and 2) evidence showed that defendant "encouraged or induced" aliens, and acted for "private financial gain."

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/09/2002
  • Decided 08/20/2002
  • Published 08/20/2002

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and COFFEY and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Ricardo Meza (argued), Office of U.S. Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Terence MacCarthy, Douglas E. Whitney (argued), Office of Federal Defender Program, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.