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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Zafiro v. United States
Citation:506 U.S. 534 (1993)
Zafiro (Petitioner) was charged with distributing drugs along with three co-defendants. He moved for severance of his case from his co-defendants in the district court, arguing that severance was necessary because his defense was mutually antagonistic to that of his co-defendants’ defenses. However, the court denied his motion and he was tried alongside the co-defendants. He was then convicted by the jury.
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