U.S. v. Lim, 05-2419
Defendant's constitutional challenges to conviction for possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun are rejected where: 1) the punishment was a constitutional exercise of Congress' taxing power; 2) the registration requirement did not violate the Self-Incrimination Clause of the Fifth Amendment; and 3) the statute was not unconstitutionally vague.
- Argued 10/28/2005
- Decided 04/14/2006
- Published 04/14/2006
- ROVNER, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, MANION and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- Peter M. Jarosz (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Alan G. Habermehl (argued), Kelly & Habermehl, Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.