United States Eighth Circuit

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US v. COLLINS, 02-4131

District court constructively amended the firearms charge against defendant by instructing the jury that 18 U.S.C. Sec. 922(d)(3) contained a prospective element; conviction reversed and case remanded for further proceedings.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/21/2003
  • Published 11/21/2003


  • HEANEY, Circuit Judge., Before RILEY, HEANEY, and SMITH, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Eighth Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • David R. Treimer, Davenport, IA, argued, for appellant/cross-appellee., Mary C. Luxa, Asst. U.S. Atty., Des Moines, IA, argued, for appellee/cross-appellant.