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United States v. Lopez

Woman uses false ID to purchase firearm for her ex, who’s on the run from police in connection with a Phoenix, Ariz. double homicide. She’s convicted, sentenced to 30 months in prison. Ninth Circuit (over a dissent): New trial. She should have been allowed to present expert testimony on Battered Woman Syndrome.


Tags: 2019, Evidence, Expert Testimony, Firearms, Ninth Circuit, Police

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