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Federal Court Proceedings


U.S. v. Claudio Betancourt No. CR. 12-00233-DLJ.United States District Court, N.D. California, San Jose Judicial District.February 5, 2013.

U.S. v. Roberto Ceja Sandoval No. 2:11-cr-00189-GEB. United States District Court, E.D. California. May 24, 2012.

U.S. v. Miguel Castellanos Huitron, et al. CR. No. S-10-162-JAM.United States District Court, E.D. California.December 11, 2012.

U.S. v. Farias Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2012 WL 1424759 N.D.Cal.,2012.

U.S. v. Landa 642 F.3d 833C.A.9 (Cal.),2011 

U.S. v. Garcia No. CR 09-1207 SBA. United States District Court, N.D. California. September 9, 2010.

U.S. v. Weld Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2009 WL 01871N.D.Cal.  2009.

U.S. v. Isais-Cabrera Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 683429 N.D.Cal. 2008.

U.S. v. Isais-Cabrera Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2007 WL 163430N.D.Cal., 2007.

U.S. v. Sparky Rose, Steven Navarro, Benjamin Blair, Irene Matsouka, Shawn Anderson, Kevin Ellis, Jason Mathewson, Amber Froines, Johnny Seto, Alfonso Regullida, Mark Miller, James Daley, Tracy Smith, Jaime Perreira, and Mistalee Chiame Wang No. 3-06-70641 MAG United States District Court, N.D. California, San Francisco Division. December 13, 2006.

U.S. v. Arreguin 277 F.Supp.2d 1057 E.D.Cal.,2003.

U.S. v. Lacy 896 F.Supp. 982 N.D.Cal.,1995.

U.S. v. Saavedra Not Reported in F.Supp., 1995 WL 350582 N.D.Cal.,1995.

U.S. v. Torres-Rodriguez 930 F.2d 1375 C.A.9 (Wash.),1991.

U.S. v. Tafollo-Cardenas 897 F.2d 976 C.A.9 (Cal.),1990.    

U.S. v. Solis 841 F.2d 307C.A.9 (Cal.),1988. 

U.S. v. Fernandez 13-CR-0527 (2016) Mr. Teich obtained a rare not guilty verdict on all counts after jury trial.

U.S. v. Munguia 13-CR-505 (2017) Mr Teich gained a not guilty verdict on all the charges in the indictment after a jury trial

California State Court Proceedings 


People v. Renteria Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.3d, 2007 WL 2421774 Cal.App. 6 Dist.,2007.

People v. Rosales 211 Cal.App.3d 325, 259 Cal.Rptr. 503Cal.App. 1 Dist.,1989.

Jalilie v. Superior Court 195 Cal.App.3d 487, 240 Cal.Rptr. 662 Cal.App. 1 Dist.,1987.

Twiggs v. Superior Court  34 Cal.3d 360, 667 P.2d 1165,  Cal.,1983.





Feds Back Off Tribal Corruption Charges The Recorder by Dan Levine | 05/30/2008 ...officer. She faces obstruction charges, which her attorney, San Francisco solo Steve Teich, vows to defeat at trial next month. The three... 


Questionable Information, Entrapment and Fraud are concerns when Informers are offered their freedom, or an excellent tax-free income, “The DEA’s informant was like a slash and burn farmer.  He finished in one area and he would go on to the next.”  STEVE TEICH  San Francisco Daily Journal, November 8, 2000.


Entrapment so Obvious that Judge Acquits Man Garcia’s attorney Steve Teich of San Francisco, argued that Garcia was entrapped by Rodriguez who the judge said follows a pattern of seeking out Hispanics, usually in Mexican bars, to buy or sell drugs.”   San Francisco Daily Journal, December 3, 1999.


Judge Rapped for Defying Sentencing Law-Jurors Told of Penalty before Reaching Verdict M Checchio - Fed. Sent'g Rep., 1989 – HeinOnline


... The results, however, probably are justified by the circumstances of the case." Hamilton's lawyer, solo practitioner Steve Teich, was elated by the judge's action. "Federal judges are rebelling against all these mandatory penalties," he said. ... 



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