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This blog posting is part II of our analysis of U.S. v. Chi Mak. Part I can be read here. The Ninth Circuit also disposed of Mak’s claims about jury instructions and deliberation on willfulness, the requisite intent that must

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On June 21, 2012 a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) in United States v. Chi Mak. Mak was ultimately convicted of one count of conspiracy to violate the

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On March 12, 2012, the Ninth Circuit issued its ruling on an appeals case that was originally decided by the Western District of Washington in 2004. The Ninth Circuit reversed the twenty-two year sentence imposed by the district court, calling

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