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US v. Pineda, No. 08-3012

Defendant's petition for rehearing the court of appeals' affirmance of his kidnapping conviction is denied where the prosecution presented, and the district court admitted over objection, evidence of crimes committed by a Colombian guerrilla group in which defendant played no role, but the admission of the evidence was harmless.

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Appellate Information

Argued September 24, 2009

Decided January 26, 2010


Opinion by Judge Ginsburg