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Criminal Law Keyed to Weaver
United States v. Scarmazzo
Citation:554 F.Supp. 2d 1102 (E.D.Cal. 2008)
The defendant is being charged for the possession of marijuana. The defendant wants to introduce evidence regarding the defendant’s good faith belief in the medical value of marijuana. The Government filed a motion in limine regarding this defense, as it is a mistake of law defense.
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