FLASH: Bourke Conviction Upheld

14 Dec

The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld the criminal conviction of Frederic Bourke:

On appeal, Bourke vigorously attacks his conviction on several fronts, including (1) the correctness of the jury instructions given, (2) the sufficiency of the evidence, and (3) the propriety of certain evidentiary rulings made by the district court.  For the reasons given below, we affirm.

I’ll do a longer piece on the discussion around knowledge: I just haven’t had time to really pay attention to the decision yet.  Tomorrow.  In the meantime, score one for the DOJ.


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