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Criminal – Cocaine – School Proximity – Identification Theft (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Judge is troubled by the expansion of “interstate commerce” to include a cocaine dealer who simply used a false identification, a crime “which is apparently small in its scale and its scope,” but the judge says precedent calling cocaine trade “interstate commerce” requires him to convict defendant for identification theft ...