United States Ninth Circuit

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US v. Ocampo-Estrada, 15-50471

Affirming the conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, but vacating and remanding for resentencing in a case where the government failed to prove that the defendant had a prior conviction for a felony drug offense when it admitted as a predicate offense a California Health and Safety Code conviction arising from a divisible statute susceptible to the modified categorical approach.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/08/29


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  • United States Ninth Circuit


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