Ninth Circuit Reverses Major Crimes Act Conviction for Crime Arising on Navajo — Turtle Talk

Here is the opinion in United States v. Benally. An excerpt: Joe Arviso Benally appeals a jury conviction for involuntary manslaughter under 18 U.S.C. §§ 1112 and 1153 and for using a firearm in connection with a “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c). In a separate unpublished memorandum disposition, we address Benally’s challenge […]

via Ninth Circuit Reverses Major Crimes Act Conviction for Crime Arising on Navajo — Turtle Talk

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