USA v. Jose Lopez-Bernal, No. 13-40116 (5th Cir. 2013)Annotate this Case
Case: 13-40116 Document: 00512347147 Page: 1 Date Filed: 08/20/2013 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS United States Court of Appeals FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Fifth Circuit FILED No. 13-40116 Conference Calendar August 20, 2013 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee v. JOSE LUIS LOPEZ-BERNAL, Defendant-Appellant Appeals from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas USDC No. 1:12-CR-661-1 Before HIGGINBOTHAM, SMITH, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* Appealing the judgment in a criminal case, Jose Luis Lopez-Bernal raises an argument that he concedes is foreclosed by United States v. RodriguezEscareno, 700 F.3d 751, 753-54 (5th Cir. 2012), cert. denied, 133 S. Ct. 2044 (2013), which held that the sentence enhancement provided for in U.S.S.G. § 2L1.2(b)(1)(A)(i) applies to a conviction for the federal crime of conspiracy to commit a federal drug-trafficking offense. The appellant s motion for summary disposition is GRANTED, and the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED. * 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR.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.