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US v. Evanson, No. 08-4164

Defendant's tax fraud conviction is affirmed where the disqualification of defendant's counsel did not violate his right to counsel under the Sixth Amendment because the district court reasonably assessed the problems that could arise from counsel's continued representation of defendant.

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Appellate Information

Filed October 19, 2009


Opinion by Judge Hartz


For Appellant:

Rodney R. Parker, Max D. Wheeler and Sam Harkness, Snow, Christensen & Martineau, Salt Lake City, UT

For Appellee:

Jennifer Levin Eichhorn, John A. DiCicco, Alan Hechtkopf, Karen Quesnel, Gregory Victor Davis, Tax Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC