Skip to comments.Border Agents Who Shot Smuggler Denied Appeal (Ramos & Compean)
Posted on 09/12/2008 6:00:19 AM PDT by kellynla
EL PASO, Texas Two former Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a drug smuggler and trying to cover it up have been denied a request for a new hearing.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denied the request by Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean on Wednesday. The same court upheld the men's convictions in July.
No reason was given for the Wednesday's denial.
Ramos and Compean are each serving sentences of more than 10 years for shooting Osvaldo Aldrete Davila in the buttocks while he was fleeing from an abandoned marijuana load in 2005.
Aldrete was sentenced to 9 1/2 years in prison for his role in two seperate smuggling efforts later that same year.
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This is so disgusting.
This really pi**es me off. It is the main reason that I have lost all respect for Bush. Heck, if McCain had not picked Palin (finally, someone with balls), I’d have sat out this election. Should McCain get elected, I expect him to free these agents asap. If McCain even thinks about amnesty, it’s just about time for a revolt.
Why not? Black robes are beginning to look a lot like white sheets.
Petition at grassfire.org
Also, freep President Bush
These guys deserve full pardon
This is a travesty of justice.
What can we do? Call Trancedo? This is an atrocity... we are going go hang ourselves. I don’t know what has happened to this world.
Sounds like these judges are on the Mexican Drug Cartel payroll...
Doubt McCain will pardon the BP agents...he is as pro-illegal as Bush...
Only Chuck Baldwin has publicly stated that he will pardon Ignacio and Ramos
Appeals courts rarely give reasons for why they will not review cases. That's not normal practice.
They almost never give reasons when its as econd appeal after the first appeal was rejected.
These two are guilty, period.
The more immigration reform advocates cling to these two losers, the more unhinged and less focused they become.
Once Senor McCain gets elected, you might as well throw away any chances of those 2 getting out.
Hopefully Bush will pardon Ramos & Compean just before he leaves office.
finally, someone with common sense on one of these threads....those two belong in jail
Unacceptable doesn't even begin to cover this situation.
Nifong has been removed from office. Same needs to be done to Sutton. IMHO, Sutton has many skeletons in his closet in addition to they horrific way he handled this case. For example for one professional directory, he refused to answer the question about his marital status. Made me wonder if his wife - if he has one - is involved in something controversial.
Guilty of what? Trying to guard the border? Trusting their supervisor to file the correct report? Of not letting an international felon escape?
Which side are you on here? You haven't turned ACLU/La Raza moonbat on us have you?
Oh wow, I'm gonna vote for Chuck Baldwin now.
What is he running for?
It does appear as if the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals has been infiltrated. This is such a travesty. And so few care. They are more concerned with flip comments made by politicians and pundits than they are with this horrific miscarriage of justice.
Darn those overzealous prosecutors when the law is on their side!
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