Brief filed: 01/10/2017
United States v. Carman
6th Circuit Court of Appeals; Case No. 16-6370
Decision below 186 F.Supp.3d 657 (E.D. Ky. May 4, 2016).
Allowing Ms. Carman’s conviction to stand would expand the scope of the federal mail fraud statute beyond its textual and purposeful limits. The conviction in this case would allow for the rule of lenity to be violated.
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