We have not nailed down the details of former Professor Bernard Moore’s prior conviction. Here is an old court order.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,
Ernest Bernard MOORE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 89-10222.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Submitted May 15, 1989.
Decided July 3, 1989.

Ernest Bernard Moore, Pro. Per., Federal Correctional Institution, Terminal Island, Cal., for defendant-appellant.

Rudolfo Orjales, Asst. U.S. Atty., San Francisco, Cal., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before BROWNING, THOMPSON and LEAVY, Circuit Judges.


Ernest Moore appeals a district court order denying his motion to quash a writ of execution. We dismiss for lack of jurisdiction.

On January 23, 1987, Moore pleaded guilty to two counts of fraudulently using credit cards, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1029(a)(2). The district court sentenced Moore to eight years in custody and five years of probation. The court also ordered Moore to pay restitution in the amount of $62,864.82 as directed by the Probation Department. The final judgment was entered May 12, 1987.

I will leave it to our Eph lawyers to interpret, but I believe that this was a largely frivolous appeal of Moore’s conviction. It was denied. I have to figure out how many years he actually served of this sentence, when he was released and so on. I have heard (imagined?) the vaguest of rumors concerning his escape and/or pardon. Surely, we can establish the facts . . .

In the meantime, while I was at Williams writing my senior thesis 20+ years ago, Moore was at the Federal Correctional Institution at Terminal Island, California working on his appeals.

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