Case Summary

Case Documents

FIJA Amicus Brief in support of Rehearing En Banc
Public Defenders’ Amicus Brief in support of Rehearing En Banc
FIJA Amicus Brief in the appeal of Noah Kleinman
Appellant’s Opening Brief in the appeal of Noah Kleinman
Day 5 Transcript from the trial of Noah Kleinman

FIJA Documents

Other Resources

Plea Offer from Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Shemitz emphasizing that the “trial tax” (extra punishment for exercising right to trial by jury) the prosecution will seek will be more than the amount of punishment they propose for the alleged offenses themselves
Pot’s Popularity, State Law Create Trying Times for U.S. Prosecutor, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2014
For Drug Crime Defendants, Sentencing Can Be a Crapshoot, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2014