(9th Cir.) (reversing white-collar fraud conviction because the government had been allowed to present forensic accounting testimony and exhibits without complying with expert-witness rules of evidence and Fed. R. Evid. 1006). New trial granted.
(9th Cir.) (vacating conviction in case involving international kidnapping allegations, holding that district court erred in refusing to permit withdrawal of guilty plea after new evidence came to light).
(9th Circ.) (reversing illegal re-entry conviction for structural error on an evidentiary ruling; and reversing aggravated identity theft conviction for both a fatal variance in the indictment and in allowing the jury to convict on the basis of a legally inadequate theory).
(9th Cir.) (reversing illegal re-entry conviction for erroneous jury instruction on immigration law and mens rea issue). Dismissal of all charges following remand from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
(9th Cir.) (reversing methamphetamine importation and possession with intent to distribute convictions based on insufficiency of the evidence/mere presence issue). Dismissal of all charges following remand from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.