U.S. v. CHEN

No. 90-10434.

933 F.2d 793 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Eric CHEN, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided May 23, 1991.

As Amended July 5, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Howard Trapp, Agana, Guam, and David B. Parker, Lewis, D' Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard, Los Angeles, Cal., for defendant-appellant.

Karon V. Johnson, Asst. U.S. Atty., Agana, Guam, for plaintiff-appellee.

Before GOODWIN, THOMPSON and O'SCANNLAIN, Circuit Judges.

DAVID R. THOMPSON, Circuit Judge:

Eric Chen appeals his conviction for giving false testimony before a grand jury in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1623. He contends that the district court committed reversible error when it refused to give the jury his requested instruction on bad memory, and that his perjury indictment should be dismissed under the "perjury trap" doctrine. We affirm.


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