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US v. Gerritsen, No. 06-50552

Defendant's conviction for malicious interference with a military radio system is affirmed, where Defendant waived his right to counsel knowingly and intelligently, because the prosecutor did not err in including the potential sentencing enhancements in his calculation of the maximum possible penalty provided by law.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted January 13, 2009

Filed July 10, 2009


Opinion by Judge Ikuta


For Appellant:

Elizabeth A. Newman, Deputy Federal Public Defender, Los Angeles, CA

For Appellee:

Daniel B. Levin, Assistant United States Attorney, Los Angeles, CA