Appeals court rules out new trial for drug kingpin who arranged pot deals from jail
Shannon E. Williams
Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:00 am
A federal appeals court has refused to grant a new trial to a drug kingpin who used an attorney's phone at the Douglas County Jail to orchestrate the sale of millions of dollars of marijuana.
Shannon E. Williams, who turns 46 next week, will not receive a new trial based on his arguments that federal prosecutors' wiring of the attorney amounted to “outrageous government conduct.”
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