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Criminal Law keyed to Dripps
United States v. Alvarez-Machain
Citation:504 U.S. 655, 112 S.Ct. 2188, 119 L.Ed.2d 441.
A DEA special agent, along with a Mexican pilot, were kidnapped and murdered. The DEA believed that the respondent, a medical doctor in Mexico, had participated in the kidnapping and murder by prolonging the special agent’s life in order for others to further torture and interrogate him. In April 1990, the respondent was forcibly abducted from his office in Guadalajara, Mexico and flown to El Paso, Texas where he was arrested by DEA officials.
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