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United States v. Glaub

Castle Rock, Colo. man has debts (for, among other things, purchasing a $65k Camaro and $73k Corvette). So he sends a note, invoice to the U.S. Dep’t of Agriculture asking the feds to pay off the debt. Feds: Which was an attempt to defraud the gov’t. Man: I was petitioning the gov’t, as is my First Amendment right. Tenth Circuit: Conviction affirmed. (His sentence, via Courthouse News: a $500 fine, community service, probation.)


Tags: 2018, First Amendment, Right to Petition, Tenth Circuit

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