Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Edgar Eugene Page , Page & Page Attorneys at Law, Sacramento, CA, for the defendant-appellant.
Benjamin B. Wagner , United States Attorney; Laurel J. Montoya (argued), Assistant United States Attorney, Fresno, CA, for the plaintiff-appellee.
Opinion by Judge WALLACE; Concurrence by Judge BERZON.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
WALLACE, Senior Circuit Judge:
Orm Hieng appeals from his conviction and sentence (1) for conspiring to manufacture and distribute more than 1,000 plants of marijuana and (2) for manufacturing and cultivating, and aiding and abetting the cultivation of more than 1,000 marijuana plants. Hieng was convicted by a jury and sentenced by the district court to ten years' imprisonment, the minimum sentence under 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(A)(vii). Hieng...
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