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CRIMINAL LAW

Is the crime of distributing drugs causing death a strict liability crime, and can jury instructions allow conviction when heroin contributed to death but was not the sole cause of the death? Burrage v. United States, No. 12-7515.Certiorari granted:  April 29, 2013. Ruling below: 687 F.3d 1015 (8th Cir. 2012).