Skip to main content
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

US v. Barraza, No. 08-3488

By FindLaw Staff on August 17, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

A conviction for the kidnapping of a woman and her young son resulting in their deaths is affirmed where: 1) there was no abuse of discretion in the district court's denial of defendant's motion to strike a juror for cause; 2) the admission of three items of evidence over hearsay objections was proper; 3) the federal kidnapping statute is not unconstitutionally vague nor overbroad; and 4) the life imprisonment sentence was not unconstitutionally disproportionate under the circumstances.

Read US v. Barraza, No. 08-3488

Appellate Information

Submitted: June 9, 2009

Filed: August 17, 2009


Opinion by Judge Benton

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard