Getting Off Scot Free for a Technical Error?
Paul Larkin and Cully Stimson have this article in the Federalist Society Review previewing the case of United States v. Smith, No. 21-1576, set for argument in the Supreme Court Tuesday, March 28.
Smith was tried in the wrong district, so the Eleventh Circuit reversed his conviction and granted him a new trial in the correct district. He claims that’s not enough; he should get off completely. Larkin and Stimson explain why that is not the law. Continue reading . . .