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Boulware v. United States, 552 U.S. 421 (2008) (addressing elements of return of capital defense to tax evasion)

United States v. Colorado-Cessa, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 11303 (5th Cir. June 9, 2017) (remanding for further consideration of potential Brady violation)

United States v. Colorado-Cessa, 856 F.3d 370 (5th Cir. 2017) (addressing jury instruction and grand jury issues in bribery case)

United States v. Davis, 845 F.3d 282 (7th Cir. 2016) (addressing defense witness immunity, scope of Fed. R. Evid. 801(d)(2)(E), and other issues)

Ledford v. Warden, 818 F.3d 600 (11th Cir. 2016) (addressing intellectual disability issues in death penalty case), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 1432 (2017)

United States v. Salman, 792 F.3d 1087 (9th Cir. 2015) (addressing scope of insider trading offense), aff'd, 137 S. Ct. 420 (2016)

United States v. Colorado-Cessa, 785 F.3d 165 (5th Cir. 2015) (improper jury instruction; reversing conviction)

United States v. Mazzarella, 784 F.3d 532 (9th Cir. 2015) (vacating orders denying motions for new trial and remanding for discovery and evidentiary hearing concerning potential Brady and Fourth Amendment violations)

United States v. Adams, 722 F.3d 788 (6th Cir. 2013) (improper admission of Rule 404(b) and background evidence; reversing conviction)

United States v. Sklena, 692 F.3d 725 (7th Cir. 2012) (interpreting former testimony exception to hearsay rule; reversing conviction)

United States v. Bourke, 667 F.3d 122 (2d Cir. 2011) (addressing willful blindness doctrine and other issues)

United States v. El-Mezain, 664 F.3d 467 (5th Cir. 2011) (addressing government use of anonymous witnesses, co-conspirator exception to hearsay rule, and other issues)

United States v. Carona, 630 F.3d 917 (9th Cir. 2011) (addressing prosecutors' preindictment contacts with represented target through undercover cooperating witness)

United States v. Sorich, 523 F.3d 702 (7th Cir. 2008) (addressing scope and constitutionality of honest services fraud statute)

United States v. Sutherlin, 498 F.3d 316 (6th Cir. 2007) (addressing scope of resentencing after Booker)

Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development v. Ashcroft, 333 F.3d 156 (D.C. Cir. 2003) (challenging designation of charity as Specially Designated Terrorist)

United States v. Jones, 160 F.3d 641 (10th Cir. 1998) (establishing Fifth and Sixth Amendment right to hearing on pretrial restraint of potentially forfeitable assets)

United States v. Childress, 104 F.3d 47 (4th Cir. 1996) (interpretation of criminal statute; reversing conviction)

United States v. North, 910 F.2d 843 (scope of testimonial immunity and other issues; vacating conviction), on rehearing, 920 F.2d 940 (D.C. Cir. 1990)

United States v. Libby, 453 F. Supp. 2d 35 (D.D.C. 2006) (rejecting heightened standard for admissibility of classified information)

United States v. Libby, 467 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2006) (rulings on use, relevance, and admissibility of classified information)

United States v. Libby, 467 F. Supp. 2d 20 (D.D.C. 2006) (rulings on government's proposed substitutions for classified information)

United States v. Wen Ho Lee, 90 F. Supp. 2d 1324 (D.N.M. 2000) (addressing constitutionality of sections 5 and 6 of the Classified Information Procedures Act)

Rajnic v. State, 664 A.2d 432 (Md. 1995) (jury instructions on self-defense; reversing conviction)

State v. McClaugherty, 64 P.3d 486 (N.M. 2003) (improper cross-examination of defendant; reversing conviction)

State v. Villa, 98 P.3d 1017 (N.M. 2004) (interpretation of criminal statute; reversing conviction)

State v. McClaugherty, 188 P.3d 1234 (N.M. 2008) (double jeopardy bar to reprosecution based on prosecutorial misconduct; barring reprosecution)