United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Joseph John Nardi, Defendant-appellant, 56 F.3d 74 (9th Cir. 1995)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 56 F.3d 74 (9th Cir. 1995) Submitted May 16, 1995. *Decided May 18, 1995

Before: WALLACE, Chief Judge, HUG and NOONAN, Circuit Judges.


Joseph John Nardi appeals his sentence under the Sentencing Guidelines imposed following his guilty plea to one count of bank robbery, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a). Nardi contends that the district court erred in refusing to allow him to attack at sentencing the validity of his prior convictions based on which Nardi was classified as a career offender pursuant to section 4B1.1 of the Sentencing Guidelines. We recently held that a defendant does not have the right to attack collaterally prior convictions before a sentencing court may count those convictions for purposes of career offender calculations. United States v. Price, No. 91-10377, slip op. 4573, 4577-79 (9th Cir. April 21, 1995). Nardi's sentence is, accordingly,



The panel unanimously finds this case suitable for decision without oral argument. Fed. R. App. P. 34(a); 9th Cir. R. 34-4


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