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Gonzales v. Duenas-Alvare

Docket No.: 05-1629
Certiorari Granted: Sep 26 2006
Argued: December 5, 2006
Decided: January 17, 2007

Topics:

Armed Career Criminal Act, immigration, murder

PartyNames: Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General v. Luis Alexander Duenas-Alvarez
Petitioner: Gonzales
Respondent: Duenas-Alvare

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Gonzales
v.
Duenas-Alvare
549 U.S. 183 (2007)
Question Presented:

Whether a "theft offense," which is an "aggravated felony" under the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(43)(G), includes aiding and abetting.

Holding: judgment vacated and remanded
Vote: 8-1
Opinion By:
Read GONZALES V. DUENAS-ALVARE opinion (PDF)

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