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US v. Byas, No. 08-3281

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By FindLaw Staff on September 16, 2009 4:40 PM

Defendant's firearm possession sentence is affirmed where the district court's inference of a sufficient nexus between defendant and the firearm at issue was not clearly erroneous, because a factfinder could draw the reasonable inference that defendant and his companions knew the loaded rifle at issue was in the trunk of defendant's car.

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Submitted: April 14, 2009

Filed: September 16, 2009

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Opinion by Judge Rosenbaum

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