Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Defendant's conviction and sentence for theft of public money are affirmed where: 1) the "allowable unit of prosecution" under 18 U.S.C. section 641 was each individual transaction in which government money was received, even if the transaction was part of an overarching scheme; and 2) defendant failed to preserve his challenge to the jury instructions.
Filed February 4, 2010
Opinion by Judge King