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Defendant was convicted of conspiring to manufacture and distribute marijuana. Defendant appealed. On appeal, defendant argued that the federal prosecution for conduct that is legal under state law violated the principle of federalism. However, the defendant did not cite precedent for his argument. Further, the prosecution did not offend the principles of federalism. Affirmed.
United States v. Maupin, 19-3550, Loken, J. Appealed from United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa.
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.