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Lawyers Begin Attempt to Appeal Conviction of Social Media Influencer David Lesh

August 27, 2022

…New Civil Liberties Alliance filed a brief on Tuesday appealing Lesh’s conviction in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. His lawyers argued that prosecutors failed to prove his guilt, the bench trial denied his right to a trial by jury on criminal charges, the court erred by allowing inadmissible material into evidence, and the U.S. Forest Service’s interpretation of the statute was wrong. They said these issues violate the First Amendment and would raise serious nondelegation questions…Read the full article

Originally Published in The Aspen Times