No. 13-1069.

735 F.3d 954 (2013)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Miguel LARA-UNZUETA, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided November 19, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Patrick M. McKenna , Attorney, Michelle Marie Peterson , Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Daniel T. Hansmeier , Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Springfield, IL, Jonathan E. Hawley , Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, Peter W. Henderson , Attorney Office of the Federal Public Defender Urbana, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before EASTERBROOK, MANION, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

MANION, Circuit Judge.

Miguel Lara-Unzueta,1 a native and citizen of Mexico, was convicted of one count of illegal reentry in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326(a) and (b)(2). The district court sentenced him to 78 months' imprisonment. Lara appeals, arguing that the district judge erred by failing to disqualify himself from hearing Lara's motion to dismiss the indictment and that this failure requires vacating the conviction and sentence...

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