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. ยง 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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