US v. Garza, No. 08-41197 - Criminal Law - U.S. Fifth Circuit
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US v. Garza, No. 08-41197

Defendant's conviction and sentence for transporting illegal aliens are affirmed where: 1) the district court did not abuse its discretion in applying a reckless endangerment enhancement; 2) defendant presented no evidence to suggest that the "financial gain" aspect of 18 U.S.C. section 1324(a)(1)(B)(ii) erroneously informed the district court's decision; and 3) defendant's sentence would not have been affected by a reduction based on smuggling aliens other than for profit.

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Appellate Information

Filed October 30, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam