US v. Jenkins, No. 08-5203 - Criminal Law - U.S. Sixth Circuit
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US v. Jenkins, No. 08-5203

Convictions of defendant for drug and gun related crimes are vacated and remanded where the evidence of his prior conviction for an unrelated drug offense eight years earlier was substantially more prejudicial than probative. 

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Appellate Information

Argued: December 4, 2009

Decided and Filed: February 9, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Circuit Judge  Kethledge

Counsel

For Appellant:  Kevin Michael Schad, Federal Public Defender's Office

For Appellee:  Kevin G. Ritz, Assistant US Attorney