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US v. Johnson, 07-2094

Conviction for aggravated sexual abuse of a child is affirmed where: 1) sufficient evidence was presented to permit a jury to conclude guilt beyond a reasonable doubt; and 2) the district court did not abuse its discretion in allowing the government to pose leading questions.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/26/2008
  • Published 03/26/2008

Judges

  • MELLOY, Circuit Judge., Before BYE, JOHN R. GIBSON, and MELLOY, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Eighth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Wade Alan Reimers, Olinger & Lovald, argued, Pierre, SD, for appellant., Joel Alvin Johnson Jr., Texarkana, TX, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mark E. Salter, AUSA, argued, Sioux Falls, SD, Mikal Gene Hanson, U.S. Attorney's Office, on the brief, Pierre, SD, for appellee.