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United States Seventh Circuit

US v. Carani, 06-2007

Conviction and sentence for possession of child pornography are affirmed over defendant's arguments that: 1) the district court abused its discretion by giving a deliberate avoidance instruction to the jury; 2) the district court's response to a jury question was in error; and 3) the district court improperly applied a sentencing enhancement for the distribution of child pornography.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/09/2007
  • Decided 07/06/2007
  • Published 07/06/2007


  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and KANNE and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Kruti Trivedi (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Erik R. Guenther (argued), Hurley, Burish & Stanton, Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.
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