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Criminal – ‘Best Evidence Rule’ – Interstate Commerce – Gun Manufacture Site (access required)

At defendant’s trial for drug and firearm offenses, the trial court did not allow violation of the “best evidence rule” by permitting a government witness to testify about the place where the firearms were manufactured in order to demonstrate that they traveled in interstate commerce; however, because the district court improperly presumed that a ...