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US v. Harris, 08-4026

Conviction of defendant for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not abuse its discretion in admitting co-conspirator's hearsay statements; 2) district court did not err in admitting evidence seized during a traffic stop of the vehicle in which the defendant was riding based on probable cause; and 3) defendant's sufficiency of evidence challenge is without merit, as evidence presented by the government would enable a rational jury to find defendant guilty of the possession charge on which he seeks a judgment of acquittal.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/30/2009
  • Published 10/30/2009

Judges

  • FLAUM, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Gregory J. Haanstad, Attorney (argued), Michelle L. Jacobs, Attorney, Office of The United States Attorney, Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiff.

  • For Appellees:
  • Rodney Cubbie, Attorney, F. Neil Macdonald, Attorney, Stephen S. Neuman (argued), Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendant.
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