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Elashi v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 29, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1390 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012
 
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Issue: (1) Whether or under what circumstances the Confrontation Clause permits the prosecution to present trial testimony from an anonymous witness; and (2) whether the co-conspirator exception to the hearsay rule, Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(2)(E), extends to out-of-court statements in furtherance of a lawful joint venture.

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