US Supreme Court conspiracy ruling Bernard Hibbitts at 2:02 PM ET
[JURIST] The US Supreme Court reversed the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday, holding that a criminal conspiracy does not automatically terminate simply because the Government has defeated its object. Read United States v. Jiminez Recio [decision syllabus] - Opinion by Breyer, with a separate Opinion by Stevens, concurring in part and dissenting in part.
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