March 7, 2016
- 114 Customs Duties
- 114XV Violations of Customs Laws
- 114k125 Offenses by owners or others in regard to importation of goods
Rhesus monkey brought into the United States by defendants constituted “merchandise” within the meaning of statute prohibiting importation of merchandise into the United States contrary to law; monkey was the defendants’ chattel.
U.S. v. Lawson, 618 F.Supp.2d 1251 (E.D. Wash., 2009)