No. 11-2988.

681 F.3d 924 (2012)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Carl Deon SHINN, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: June 12, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Alfred E. Willett , argued, Cedar Rapids, IA, for Appellant.

John S. Courter , AUSA, argued, Stephen H. Locher , AUSA, on the brief, Des Moines, IA, for Appellee.

Before WOLLMAN and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges, and HICKEY, District Judge.

WOLLMAN, Circuit Judge.

A jury convicted Carl Deon Shinn of one count of attempting to induce a child to engage in criminal sexual activities, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2422(b) (2006). He was sentenced to sixty-three months' imprisonment. Shinn appeals from his conviction and sentence, arguing that the district court2 erred in refusing to instruct the jury on the defense of entrapment,...

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