No. 05-4668.

474 F.3d 976 (2007)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Tomas ORTIZ, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided January 31, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Andrew C. Porter (argued), Margaret Schneider, Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Jennifer Bruno (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before CUDAHY, KANNE, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.

CUDAHY, Circuit Judge.

Tomas Ortiz was found guilty, as a convicted felon, of possessing of a firearm in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). He appeals, arguing both that § 922(g)(1) is unconstitutional and that the district court erred by admitting two pieces of evidence at his trial: testimony that Tomas and a government informant had together robbed a drug dealer six years earlier and a videotape showing Tomas preparing marijuana for sale. Because any...

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