Split Eighth Circuit Reinstates MCA Manslaughter Indictment of Mother of Newborn Killed by Drug Toxicity

Apparently the first time the federal government has prosecuted a drug addicted mother for the death of a newborn.

Here is the opinion in United States v. Flute.

Briefs:

Appellant Brief

Appellee Brief

Reply

District Court materials (D.S.D.):

2 Redacted Indictment

25 Motion to Dismiss

26 Response

27 Reply

37 DCT Order