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United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Yashvin KARKERA, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 20-14170

Decided: August 31, 2021

Before JORDAN, GRANT, and BLACK, Circuit Judges. Praveen S. Krishna, Michael B. Billingsley, U.S. Attorney Service - Northern District of Alabama, U.S. Attorney's Office, Birmingham, AL, for Plaintiff - Appellee. John Douglas "J.D." Lloyd, The Law Office of J.D. Lloyd, LLC, Birmingham, AL, Yashvin Karkera, McRae Correctional Facility, Helena, GA, for Defendant - Appellant.

The Government's motion to dismiss this appeal pursuant to the appeal waiver in Appellant's plea agreement is GRANTED. See United States v. Bushert, 997 F.2d 1343, 1350-51 (11th Cir. 1993) (sentence appeal waiver will be enforced if it was made knowingly and voluntarily); United States v. Grinard-Henry, 399 F.3d 1294, 1296 (11th Cir. 2005) (waiver of the right to appeal includes waiver of the right to appeal difficult or debatable legal issues or even blatant error).


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