United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. Garcia, 18-1735

Reversed a drug-trafficking conviction due to insufficient evidence. Held that the prosecution's evidence consisting of several cryptic intercepted phone calls simply was not enough to support a verdict of guilty beyond a reasonable doubt for distributing cocaine. The trial judge should have granted defense motions for judgment of acquittal.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/03/20

Judges

  • Hamilton

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel