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US v. Grajeda, No. 07-50387

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By FindLaw Staff on September 21, 2009 4:48 PM

Defendant's sentence for illegal reentry into the US is affirmed where: 1) a prior conviction for a violation of California Penal Code section 245(a)(1) qualifies as a "crime of violence" within the meaning of U.S.S.G. section 2L1.2(b)(1)(A)(ii); and 2) because defendant's objections to the presentence report were legal, not factual, the district court was not required to make any factual determinations, and so committed no error.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted May 7, 2008

Filed September 21, 2009


Opinion by Judge Paez


For Appellant:

Vincent J. Brunkow, Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., San Diego, CA

For Appellee:

Bruce R. Castetter, Assistant U.S. Attorney, San Diego, CA

Eugene S. Litvinoff, Assistant U.S. Attorney, San Diego, CA

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