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Supreme Court rules in money laundering case

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court unanimously ruled Tuesday in a decision written by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor that a count of conspiracy to commit money laundering does not require proof of an overt act to further the conspiracy. The full text of the ruling in the consolidated cases of Whitfield v. US and Hall v. US [Duke Law backgrounder] is not yet available online. Additional rulings are expected Wednesday.

10:47 AM ET - The full text of the opinion is now online.

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