Walton v. United States

Amicus curiae brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in support of the petition for certiorari; joint brief also filed in support of the petition in Brooks v. United States, No. 12-218.

Brief filed: 09/19/2012


Walton v. United States

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 12-5847

Prior Decision

Decision below 681 F.3d 678 (5th Cir. 2012).

Question Presented

Given the requirements of Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SAB, S.A., 131 S.Ct. 2060 (2011), how should the jury be instructed on “willful blindness” in a criminal case?



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