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US v. Banjoko, No. 09-11402

By FindLaw Staff on December 26, 2009 2:06 PM

Defendant's conviction for stowing away on a vessel that entered U.S. jurisdiction is affirmed where: 1) intent to be transported to the U.S. was not an element of the 18 U.S.C. section 2199 offense; and 2) Congress intended to apply section 2199 extraterritorially, as indicated by the statute's language.

Read US v. Banjoko, No. 09-11402

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Filed December 23, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam

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