No. 90-2162.

952 F.2d 1196 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Cecil L. BURSON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

December 20, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert J. Gorence, Asst. U.S. Atty. (Don J. Svet, U.S. Atty. and David N. Williams, Asst. U.S. Atty., with him on the brief), Albuquerque, N.M., for plaintiff-appellee.

Jill M. Wichlens, Asst. Federal Public Defender (Michael G. Katz, Federal Public Defender, with her on the briefs), Denver, Colo., for defendant-appellant.

Before LOGAN and BRORBY, Circuit Judges, and CARRIGAN, District Judge.

BRORBY, Circuit Judge.

Mr. Burson was convicted of attempting to evade the payment of income taxes in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 7201.1 Mr. Burson, who represented himself at trial, raises three issues on appeal: (1) did he voluntarily waive his right to counsel; (2) did the trial court err in the admission of evidence; and (3) was the fine imposed excessive?

A summary of the evidence reveals a sizeable Tax Court judgment against...


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