United States Eighth Circuit

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US v. Coleman, 09-2389

Defendant's convictions for firearm and drug possession are affirmed where: 1) a stop of defendant's vehicle was lawful because of the officer's observation of a traffic violation for double parking; 2) defendant's argument that an instructional error affected defendant's substantial rights failed because defendant did not demonstrate prejudice.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 01/14/2010
  • Decided 04/28/2010
  • Published 04/28/2010

Judges

  • GOLDBERG, Judge., Before MURPHY and BYE, Circuit Judges, and GOLDBERG, Judge.

Court

  • United States Eighth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Unes J. Booth, argued, for appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Andrew H. Kahl, AUSA, argued, Emily K. Nydle, Shannon Olson, on the brief, Des Moines, IA, for appellee.