United States v. Ramos

No. 04-10082 | 9th Cir. | Oct 26, 2004


Armando Ramos appeals the judgment of conviction and his 33-month sentence *941for unlawful reentry by a deported alien in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. He concedes that Ninth Circuit precedent forecloses his argument that imposition of a sentence longer than 8 U.S.C. § 1326(a)’s two-year statutory maximum based on a prior conviction neither alleged in the indictment nor admitted during the plea hearing violates due process under Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466" court="SCOTUS" date_filed="2000-06-26" href="https://app.midpage.ai/document/apprendi-v-new-jersey-118381?utm_source=webapp" opinion_id="118381">530 U.S. 466, 120 S.Ct. 2348, 147 L.Ed.2d 435 (2000). United States v. Arellano-Rivera, 244 F.3d 1119" court="9th Cir." date_filed="2001-04-04" href="https://app.midpage.ai/document/united-states-v-hector-arellano-riveradefendant-appellant-772647?utm_source=webapp" opinion_id="772647">244 F.3d 1119, 1127 (9th Cir.2001), cert. denied, 535 U.S. 976" court="SCOTUS" date_filed="2002-04-01" href="https://app.midpage.ai/document/rodriguez-nunez-v-united-states-and-hernandez-garcia-v-united-states-119353?utm_source=webapp" opinion_id="119353">535 U.S. 976, 122 S.Ct. 1450, 152 L.Ed.2d 392 (2002); United States v. Pacheco-Zepeda, 234 F.3d 411" court="9th Cir." date_filed="2000-12-06" href="https://app.midpage.ai/document/united-states-v-gabriel-pacheco-zepeda-771362?utm_source=webapp" opinion_id="771362">234 F.3d 411, 414-15 (9th Cir.2000), cert. denied, 532 U.S. 966" court="SCOTUS" date_filed="2001-04-02" href="https://app.midpage.ai/document/pacheco-zepeda-v-united-states-9191078?utm_source=webapp" opinion_id="9191078">532 U.S. 966, 121 S.Ct. 1503, 149 L.Ed.2d 388 (2001). Ramos states that he presents the issue merely to preserve it should ensuing Supreme Court precedent alter the legal landscape. The judgment is therefore


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