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US v. Gonzales, No. 07-1541

Conviction for drug crimes is affirmed where: 1) the court did not err in its jury instructions on joining the conspiracy and criminal intent; and 2) the court did not err in its jury instructions on constructive possession, the instruction on Pinkerton liability for the criminal conduct of co-conspirators, and aiding and abetting liability. 

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Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island
Filed: June 24, 2009

Judges
Before LYNCH, Chief Judge, SELYA and LIPEZ, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.

Counsel
For Plaintiff: Robert Clark Corrente, United States Attorney.

For Defendant: Gordon R. Blakeney, Jr.