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United States v. Santillan

ELR Citation: ELR 20541
Nos. No. 99-50773, 243 F.3d 1125/(9th Cir., 03/14/2001)

The court upholds the conviction of an individual charged with smuggling 10 baby parrots across the U.S. border in violation of the Lacey Act. The Lacey Act does not require knowledge of the particular law violated by the possession or other predicate act, so long as the defendant knows of its unlawfulness....

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