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Flores-Figueroa v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-108 8th Cir. Feb 25, 2009
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May 4, 2009 9-0 Breyer OT 2008

Disclosure: Howe & Russell represented the petitioner.

Issue: Whether an individual who used a false means of identification without knowing it belonged to another person can be convicted of “aggravated identity theft” under 18 U.S.C. 1028A(a)(1).

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on May 4, 2009.

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