United States Ninth Circuit

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US v. Flores-Blanco, 09-50040

Defendant's alien smuggling conviction is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not err either in its handling of a co-defendant's invocation of the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination or in its admission of evidence of prior bad acts by defendant; and 2) there was sufficient evidence to uphold defendant's conviction, as an aider and abettor, of bringing an unauthorized alien to the U.S., as well as his conspiracy conviction.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/04/2010
  • Published 10/04/2010

Judges

  • William C. Canby, Jr.

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • David D. Leshner, Sylvia Baiz