9th Circ. OKs Appeal Rights Waiver In Illegal Re-Entry Row

Law360, New York (December 3, 2015, 10:11 PM ET) — The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday issued a published decision dismissing an appeal from an man challenging his sentencing in an illegal re-entry case, holding that the waiver of appellate rights contained in his plea agreement was valid.

In a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit panel dismissed an appeal from Jose Medina-Carrasco, a Mexican citizen who received a 55-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to illegal re-entry after being deported.

Writing for the majority, Circuit Judge Susan P. Graber said that Medina-Carrasco’s plea deal included a waiver…

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