No. 04-17338.

436 F.3d 1104 (2006)

Joni GOLDYN, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Loy HAYES, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed February 1, 2006.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Franny A. Forsman, Federal Public Defender, and Paul G. Turner, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Las Vegas, NV, for the petitioner-appellant.

Brian Sandoval, Attorney General; Rene L. Hulse, Senior Deputy Attorney General; and Victor Hugo Schulze II, Deputy Attorney General, Las Vegas, NV, for the respondent-appellee.

Before BEEZER and KOZINSKI, Circuit Judges, and CARNEY, District Judge.

KOZINSKI, Circuit Judge.

Petitioner spent 12 years in prison for conduct that is not a crime. We vacate her conviction pursuant to Jackson v. Virginia, 443 U.S. 307, 99 S.Ct. 2781, 61 L.Ed.2d 560 (1979).


In November 1987, Joni Goldyn opened checking and savings accounts with the Nevada Federal Credit Union (NFCU). Generous to a fault, NFCU also showered Goldyn with a $1,000 loan, a $500 line of credit...

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