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CA2 on (M)(i) aggravated felony: Akinsade v. Holder
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We hold that because none of the facts to which Akinsade actually and necessarily pleaded to establish the elements of his embezzlement offense reveals whether that offense was committed with a specific intent to defraud, it was error for the BIA... Read More

CA4 on Coram Nobis, Ineffective Assistance: U.S. v. Akinsade
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Appellant Temitope Akinsade appeals the district court’s denial of his petition for writ of error coram nobis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1651 claiming that he was denied effective assistance of counsel when he plead guilty to embezzlement... Read More

CA2 Slaps OIL for PD Posture: Akinsade v. Holder
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[W]e pause to express a concern, unrelated to the grounds on which we resolve this appeal. At argument, we asked the government, for informational purposes, whether Akinsade’s case might be one in which relief from prosecution would be exercised... Read More