Cuellar v. United States

Brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in support of certiorari.

Brief filed: 10/15/2007

Documents

Cuellar v. United States

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 06-1456

Question Presented

Whether merely hiding funds with no design to create the appearance of legitimate wealth is sufficient to support a money laundering conviction. Brief argues that the money laundering statute, 18 U.S.C. §1956, is subject to expansive interpretations that encourage broad, unintended and unfair applications of the statute.

Argument(s)

 

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Author(s)

Craig D. Singer, John E. Clabby, David A. Taylor, Williams and Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.