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US v. MARTINEZ-GARCIA, 00-2396

For purposes of determining whether a felony conviction is an "aggravated felony" under 8 USC 1101(a)(43)(U), "attempt" consists of both the intent to commit a crime, and a substantial step toward its commission.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/09/2001
  • Decided 09/28/2001
  • Published 09/28/2001

Judges

  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, BAUER and COFFEY, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Bart Huff (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Crim. Div., Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Terence MacCarthy, Office of the Fed. Defender Program, Chicago, IL, Paul Flynn (argued), Fed. Defender Services of Eastern Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.