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US v. Mausali, No. 08-50062

A defendant waives his claim of outrageous government conduct of which he is aware if he fails to assert it in a pretrial motion to dismiss. Defendant's drug conspiracy conviction is affirmed where defendant failed to raise outrageous government conduct before the district court prior to trial, during trial, or even after trial, despite knowing the facts supposedly supporting his claim months before trial began.

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Appellate Information

Submitted December 11, 2009

Filed January 11, 2010


Opinion by Judge Silverman


For Appellant:

Cristina Gabrielidis Lechman, Lechman & Lechman, San Diego, CA

For Appellee:

Thomas P. O'Brien, Christine C. Ewell and Joseph N. Akrotirianakis, Los Angeles, CA