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US v. Cuevas-Reyes, No. 08-3059

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By FindLaw Staff on July 10, 2009 3:27 PM

Conviction for for shielding illegal aliens is reversed where defendant's conduct did not meet the requirements of the test established in Ozcelik and thus there is no evidence from which a reasonable juror could infer that defendant's actions constituted substantial facilitation of the women's remaining in the United States illegally. 

Read US v. Cuevas-Reyes, No. 08-3059

Appellate Information
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands.
Filed: July 10, 2009

Before: BARRY, HARDIMAN and COWEN, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by HARDIMAN Circuit Judge.

For Appellant: Darren John Baptiste.

For Appellee: Ishmael A. Meyers, Jr., Office of United States Attorney.

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