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US v. Monghur, No. 08-10351

In a prosecution for being a felon in possession of a firearm, denial of defendant's motion to suppress evidence is reversed where defendant did not waive his Fourth Amendment expectation of privacy in a closed container in which federal law enforcement discovered the firearm at issue.

Read US v. Monghur, No. 08-10351

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted May 4, 2009

Filed August 11, 2009


Opinion by Judge Tallman


For Appellant:

Jason F. Carr, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Las Vegas, NV

For Appellee:

Robert L. Ellman, Assistant United States Attorney, Las Vegas, NV