US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Opinions
United States v. Garcia
Opinion Date: April 6, 2018
Judge: Per Curiam
Areas of Law: Criminal Law
The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of illegal reentry. The court held that any challenged statements from the prosecutor were not improper and, moreover, they did not affect defendant's substantial rights; under consistent circuit precedent, the warrant of removal was properly admitted under the public records exception pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 803(8); and there was no evidence suppressed for Brady v. Maryland purposes.
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