A criminal defendant bears the burden of establishing the defense that he withdrew from a drug distribution conspiracy outside the statute of limitations.
See “Drug defendant must show withdrawal from conspiracy”
U.S. Supreme Court. Smith v. U.S., No. 11-8976. Jan. 9, 2013. Lawyers USA No. 993-3727.
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