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US v. Baines, No. 08-2098

Defendant's drug conviction is affirmed where the district court did not abuse its discretion in allowing the government to present expert evidence that a thumb print found on some of the contraband recovered by the authorities was a match to defendant's print.

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Appellate Information

Filed on July 20, 2009


Opinion by Judge Holloway


For Appellant:

Terri J. Abernathy, Assistant United States Attorney, Las Cruces, NM

For Appellee:

Zachary A. Ives, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg & Ives P.A., Albuquerque, NM