United States v. Olofson

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Who is United States v. Olofson?

United States v. Olofson, 563 F.3d 652, is an appellate decision in the case of David Olofson, who was convicted by a jury of knowingly transferring a machine gun in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922. Olofson was sentenced to thirty months in prison, which he began serving after his appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit failed. The US Supreme Court declined to hear a further appeal. Olofson's case was, for a time, a minor cause célèbre in conservative media and among gun rights advocates, attracting support from, among others, Lou Dobbs of CNN, Oath Keepers, and legal assistance from Gun Owners of America.

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on July 23, 2013

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