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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.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/28/2005
  • Decided 04/14/2006
  • Published 04/14/2006

Judges

  • ROVNER, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, MANION and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.
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