USA v. Trini Espinoza


UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [16-50681 Dismissed as Frivolous] Judge: PEH, Judge: EHJ, Judge: JES. Mandate issue date is 12/21/2017; denying motion to appoint counsel filed by Appellant Mr. Trini Lopez Espinoza [8629832-2]; granting motion to withdraw as counsel filed by Ms. Laura G. Greenberg [8447718-2] [16-50681]

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Case: 16-50681 Document: 00514253270 Page: 1 Date Filed: 11/29/2017 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 16-50681 Summary Calendar United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED November 29, 2017 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee v. TRINI LOPEZ ESPINOZA, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas USDC No. 6:07-CR-16-1 Before HIGGINBOTHAM, JONES, and SMITH, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: * The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Trini Lopez Espinoza has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), and United States v. Flores, 632 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2011). Espinoza has filed a response. We have reviewed counsel’s brief and the relevant portions of the record reflected therein, as well as Espinoza’s response. We concur with counsel’s assessment that the appeal Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4. * Case: 16-50681 Document: 00514253270 Page: 2 Date Filed: 11/29/2017 No. 16-50681 presents no nonfrivolous issue for appellate review. Accordingly, counsel’s motion for leave to withdraw is GRANTED, counsel is excused from further responsibilities herein, Espinoza’s motion for appointment of new counsel is DENIED, and the APPEAL IS DISMISSED. See 5TH CIR. R. 42.2. 2

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