U.S. v. Jacob

Federal 7th Circuit Court
Criminal Court
Appellate Procedure
Case Number: 
No. 12-3208
Decision Date: 
May 7, 2013
Federal District: 
S.D. Ill.
Appeal dismissed
Ct. of Appeals granted govt.’s motion to dismiss defendant’s appeal of his conviction on charge of sale of unregistered security, where said motion was based on fugitive disentitlement doctrine. Record showed that defendant had failed to return to U.S. as required pursuant to terms of his bond, and dismissal of instant appeal was warranted where defendant became fugitive, had filed no brief on his behalf, and had expressed no interest in return to U.S. to serve his sentence.