US v. Thompson, No. 07-50351 - Criminal Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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US v. Thompson, No. 07-50351

Defendant's drug and firearm possession convictions are affirmed where: 1) the district court properly determined whether defendant lacked the mental capacity to conduct trial proceedings; and 2) the district court's decision to deny defendant's request for a continuance was more than fair and reasonable.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted November 3, 2009

Filed December 3, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Smith

Counsel

For Appellant:

Karen L. Landau, Oakland, CA

For Appellee:

Christine C. Ewell and Lamar Webster Baker, Assistant United States Attorneys, Los Angeles, CA