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United States v. Boyd
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
55 F.3d 239 (1995)
Boyd (defendant) and six other defendants were convicted of various federal drug trafficking and gang-related crimes. Boyd moved for a new trial on grounds that federal prosecutors had knowingly allowed witnesses to give perjured testimony and had wrongfully withheld information relevant to the defense. The federal district court granted the motion for a new trial. The United States (plaintiff) petitioned the Supreme Court for review.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Posner, C.J.)
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