United States Ninth Circuit

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US v. Espino, 16-50344

In this criminal action, the 9th Circuit, Court of Appeals affirmed the district courts judgement. Defendant was convicted of lying to a grand jury in violation of 18 USC section 1623. Defendant argued that language in verdict form erroneously required the jury to find her not guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The 9th Circuit, Court of Appeals agreed with defendant, but found the erroneous verdict form harmless error.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/06/18

Judges

  • Bataillon

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

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