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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
United States v. Abu-Jihaad
Citation:600 F.Supp.2d 362 (D. Conn. 2009)
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Abu-Jihaad (Defendant) was a former U.S. Navy Signalman. He was charged and convicted of disclosing national defense information and providing material support to terrorists, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2339A. The government (Prosecution) alleged that he disclosed information that he intended to be used to kill U.S. nationals. He moved for a judgment of acquittal in the district court.
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