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.
Argued and Submitted November 3, 2009
Filed December 3, 2009
Opinion by Judge Smith
Karen L. Landau, Oakland, CA
Christine C. Ewell and Lamar Webster Baker, Assistant United States Attorneys, Los Angeles, CA