No. 19-11112.

989 F.3d 390 (2021)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff—Appellee, v. Sylvia DIAZ, Defendant—Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Filed March 1, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James Nicholas Bunch, Esq. , Brian W. Portugal , Leigha Amy Simonton , Assistant U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Robert Clary , Attorney, Murphy, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before Higginbotham, Smith, and Dennis, Circuit Judges.

Sylvia Diaz ("Diaz") pleaded guilty of conspiring to acquire a firearm from a licensed firearms dealer by false or fictitious statement. She asserts that her guilty plea was not knowing and voluntary, that she was vindictively or selectively prosecuted, and that her trial counsel was constitutionally ineffective. We...

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