No. 01-1400.

275 F.3d 9 (2001)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, Appellee, v. María Del Carmen VENTURA-MELÉNDEZ, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided December 19, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Linda Backiel, for appellant.

Francis J. Bustamante, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, with whom Guillermo Gil, United States Attorney, Jorge E. Vega-Pacheco, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief, Criminal Division, and Anthony Chávez, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, were on brief, for appellee.

Before TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge, KRAVITCH, Senior Circuit Judge, and LYNCH, Circuit Judge.

TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge.

Defendant María del Carmen Ventura-Meléndez ("Ventura" or "defendant") appeals her conviction for trespassing on a United States military installation. She asserts numerous grounds for appeal, all of which we find unavailing. We therefore affirm her conviction.


Ventura, a native of Vieques, Puerto Rico, was arrested on June 1, 2000 on a beach in Vieques during a peaceful protest against the Navy's...

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