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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
United States v. Horvath
Citation:492 F.3d 1075 (9th Cir. 2007), en banc rehearing denied, 522 F.3d 904 (2008)
Cody Horvath (Defendant) pleaded guilty to being a fugitive in possession of a firearm. At his change of plea hearing, he falsely stated that he had served in the Marine Corps. He was later charged with making a false statement to government actors in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1001. The government asserted that Horvath had lied in a matter within the jurisdiction of the judicial branch. Horvath moved to dismiss the indictment, and the district court denied the motion.
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