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Abuelhawa v. US, 08-192

Drug distribution conviction is reversed and the case remanded, where Defendant's drug purchases from a third party over the phone constituted misdemeanors, because using a telephone to make a misdemeanor drug purchase does not "facilitate" felony drug distribution in violation of 18 U.S.C. section 843(b).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/26/2009
  • Published 05/26/2009



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