CAAF’s opinion in Ali is here. Judge Erdmann writes the opinion of the court, joined by Judges Stucky and Ryan. Both Chief Judge Baker and Senior Judge Ryan issued separate opinions concurring in part and in the result, which was to affirm Mr. Ali’s conviction.
CAAF’s opinion in Vela is here. Chief Judge Baker writes the opinion of the court, joined by Judge Stucky and Senior Judge Cox. Judge Erdmann, joined by Judge Ryan, concurred in part and dissented in part. The majority affirmed ACCA’s ruling, which affirmed the findings and the sentence except forfeitures..