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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Miller
Jean Baptiste-Bado v. United States
Citation:186 A.3d 1243 (D.C. App. 2018)
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Jean Baptiste-Bado (defendant) was a pastor who fled Burkina Faso because he faced political and religious persecution. He applied for asylum in the United States, but the proceedings were halted in 2011 when he was charged with sexually abusing a minor. Baptiste-Bado pled not guilty and demanded a jury trial, but the court denied his request. The trial court found Baptiste-Bado guilty, and the United States commended deportation proceedings based on the conviction.
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