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A.

AIDING & ABETTING

Attempts
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Brown (RP) Judgement Per Curiam (October 22, 1999)
-U.S. v. Mitchell (EB)
-U.S. v. Salamanca (AJ)
-U.S. v. Scales (GS)
-U.S. v. Walker (BB) Opi. 11/8/96 - Affirmed

ALIBI DEFENSE

Disclosure of defense witnesses
-In re Donald Hawkins (PM) (mandamus)

APPEAL
Abatement of conviction upon death
-U.S. v. Pogue (AB)

Failure to file timely notice of appeal
-U.S. v. Holmes (AJ)(amicus)
-U.S. v. Washington (NJ)

Filing fees
-U.S. v. Edmonds (amicus)(EN) Opinion
-U.S. v. Smith (amicus) (EN) Opinion

Incomplete Record
-U.S. v. Carrazana (RP) (Opin. Aff. 12/12/95)
-U.S. v. Winstead (LW) Opinion

Mootness
-U.S. v. Smith (amicus) (EN) Opinion

Plain error
-U.S. v. Dawson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Merlos (LK)
-U.S. v. Washington, et al. (LK) (pet. for cert.)

Waiver
-U.S. v. Prandy-Binett (AJ)
-U.S. v. Cinca (AB) Reply Brief & Opinion

Withdrawal as counsel - Anders brief
Consider filing Anders briefs under seal
-U.S. v. Norris (AJ)


APPRENDI

US v. Crosland (LW)
US v. Naranjo (EH) Opinion
US v. (Gregory) Thomas Amicus (SR)
US v. (Kevin) Williams (BD) (pet. for cert.) Opinion

Also See Apprendi Resources


ARREST
Interdiction
-U.S. v. Gibson (BB)
-U.S. v. Lamont (NJ)
-U.S. v. Prandy-Binett (AJ) (appellate brief, pet. for rehr'g, & cert. pet.)

Probable cause requirement
-U.S. v. Battle (EB)
-U.S. v. Clipper (RT)
-U.S. v. Gray (EB)
-U.S. v. Epps (PM)
-U.S. v. Harley (AB) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Jones (AB)
-U.S. v. Raya (MW)
-U.S. v. Royster (GS)
-U.S. v. Serrano (AB)
-U.S. v. Reed (LK)
-U.S. v. Wilson (SS)

Standing
-U.S. v. Hicks (GS)

Traffic
-U.S. v. Moore (AB)

ASSASSINATION

Attempt
-U.S. v. Duran (AJ) 10/8/96 Opin. Affirmed

ASSAULT

Sufficiency
-U.S. v. Duran (AJ) 10/8/96 Opin. Affirmed

B.

BAIL

Appeal from detention order
- U.S. v. Floyd (BB)
-U.S. v. Kearney (PM)
-U.S. v. Yasutomi (AJ)

Jumping
-U.S. v. Stewart (LW) Opinion

BANK FRAUD

Jury Instructions
-U.S. v. Miller (AB) (Opin. Aff. 12/12/95)

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Miller (AB) (Opin. Aff. 12/12/95)
-U.S. v. Nnanyererugo (AB)
-U.S. v. Pless (SR) (4/2/96 opin. affirmed)

BANK ROBBERY

Sufficiency of evidence/dangerous weapon
-U.S. v. Levi (SR) (appellate brief & suggestion for initial
hearing in banc), Per Curiam
-U.S. v. Samuel (AJ) (4/3/96 affirmed, unpub. judgment)

BENCH TRIALS

Standard of proof
-U.S. v. Beamon (AB)

BRADY

Destruction of exculpatory evidence
-U.S. v. Palomino-Perez (SR)

Nondisclosure of potential defense witness
-U.S. v. Johnson (GS)

Nondisclosure of drug weight discrepancy
-U.S. v. Mitchell (AB) (app. brief & cert. pet.)

Nondisclosure of impeachment evidence
-U.S. v. (David) Smith (AS/NJ) Reversed & Remanded for new trial
-U.S. v. (Andre) Smith (EN) Opinion

Nondisclosure of internal police investigation
-U.S. v. Speight (AB)

Bribery
-U.S. v. (Ellis) Williams (GP) Reply Brief & Opinion


CLOSING ARGUMENT

Improper argument by prosecutor
-U.S. v. Alexander (RP)
-U.S. v. Baird (AJ)
-U.S. v. Barnett (NJ) Unpub. judgment 4/8/98 - affirmed
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)
-U.S. v. (Vernon) Cooper (NJ)
-U.S. v. Edelin (AJ)
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Goddard (AB)
-U.S. v. Griffith (SS)
-U.S. v. Hunt (AB)
-U.S. v. Kinlaw (LW)
-U.S. v. Light (AB)
-U.S. v. Maddox (LW) Opinion
-U.S. v. Martin (AB)
-U.S. v. McAllister (AB)
-U.S. v. McLaughlin (BD);   Opinion

-U.S. v. Nichols (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Nnanyererugo (AB)
-U.S. v. Purvis (SR)
-U.S. v. Robinson (AB) Reply Brief & Opinion
-U.S. v. (Frederick) Smith (RT)
-U.S. v. Thomas (SS) Opinion
-U.S. v. Trice (SR)
-U.S. v. Turner (LK)
-U.S. v. Young (LW)

Restriction of
-U.S. v. Blissett (AB)
-U.S. v. Edmond (NJ) Opinion
Reply Brief
-U.S. v. Maddox (LW) Opinion
-U.S. v. Speight (AB)

COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL

Prior acquittal
-U.S. v. Vaughn (RP)

COMMERCE CLAUSE

Drug Trafficking within 1000 feet of School
-U.S. v. Baucum (panel attorney)
-U.S. v. Diggs (LW)

Felon in Possession
-U.S. v. Moreno (NJ) Reply Brief

COMPENSATION TO GOV. EMPLOYEE

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v.  Baird (AJ)

COMPETENCY TO STAND TRIAL

Forced Medication
U.S. v. Weston (AJ & GPand U.S. v. Weston & Opinion

Hearing Required
-U.S. v. Todd (BD) 1st Brief & 2nd Brief & Opinion

Need for examination
-U.S. v. Cunningham (panel attorneys) Opinion

Procedural due process
-U.S. v. Todd 1st Brief & 2nd Brief & Opinion
-U.S. v. Weissberger


CONFRONTATION


Erroneous instruction concerning juvenile witness
-U.S. v. Lampkin (LW) Opinion

Procuring witness's absence
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)

Tape recorded Conversation
-U.S. v. (Ralph) Wilson (RP) Opinion

CONSPIRACY
Overt act instruction
-U.S. v. Wilson (RP) Opinion

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Stewart (LW) Opinion

CONTEMPT

Jury Trial
-U.S. v. Rapone (EN) Opin. 12/19/97 - reversed (Robinson); vacated (Rapone) Opinion

Notice requirement
-U.S. v. (Sylvia) Young (SR/EN) Opinion

Sufficiency of court order
-U.S. v. (Sylvia) Young (SR/EN) Opinion
-U.S. v. Rapone (EN) Opin. 12/19/97 - reversed (Robinson); vacated (Rapone) Opinion


Sufficiency of the evidence
-U.S. v. Key (AS)
-U.S. v. Rapone (EN) Opin. 12/19/97 - reversed (Robinson); vacated (Rapone) Opinion

CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE

Sufficiency of the evidence
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert. Petition

COUNSEL

Conflict of interest
-U.S. v. Bruce (AJ) Opinion

Denial of access
-U.S. v. McLaughlin (BD);   Opinion

Denial of withdrawal
-U.S. v. Merlos (LK)

Ineffective assistance
-U.S. v. Acuna (SS) (Reply Brief)
-U.S. v. Akintomide (NJ)
-U.S. v. Almonte-Nunez (LW)
-U.S. v. Arrington (RP) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Harley (AB) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. (Clyde) Hill (SR) (11/24/97 aff, unpub. judgment)
-U.S. v. Horne (RP)
-U.S. v. Goodall (Brief for Appellant) 7/00
-U.S. v. (Wendell) Jackson (LW) - Aff. 5/20/97 - Opinion
-U.S. v. Minott (SR)
-U.S. v. Mitchell (AB) (app. brief & cert. pet.)
-U.S. v. Stevens (AB)
-U.S. v. Streater (NJ) (reversed & remanded 12/8/95)
-U.S. v. Tavares (BB) (11/26/96 Opin. - Affirmed)
-U.S. v. Tepper (AB)
-U.S. v. Terreros (AB) (1/3/97 - unpub. judgment - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Thompson (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Todd (reply brief)
-U.S. v. Torres (SS) (6/20/97 - Affirmed - opin.)
-U.S. v. Trejo (NJ)
-U.S. v. Turner (LK)
-U.S. v. Washington (JH)
-U.S. v. Williams (TA) (affirmed 6/21/96 opin)

Waiver/Self-Representation
-U.S. v. Cunningham (panel attorneys)

CROSS-EXAMINATION

Impeachment by contradiction
-U.S. v. Copelin (RT)

Improper by prosecutor
-U.S. v. Alford (GP)
-U.S. v. Boyd (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion
-U.S. v. McLaughlin (BD);   Opinion

-U.S. v. Moreno (NJ)
-U.S. v. Spinner (AJ) Opinion

Prior Arrests
-U.S. v. Goddard (AB)

Restriction of
-U.S. v. Blissett (AB)
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert Petition
-U.S. v. Edmond (NJ) Opinion & Reply Brief & Opinion
-U.S. v. Ford (RP)
-U.S. v. Foster (RT)
-U.S. v. Griffith (SS)
-U.S. v. Lin (SR) Opin. 12/10/96 - Affirmed
-U.S. v. Maddox (LW) Opinion
-U.S. v. Miller (PM)
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Shirosaki (RT)

D.

DEATH PENALTY

Competency
U.S. v. Weston (AJ & GP) Opinion

Constitutionality
U.S. v. (Carl) Cooper (panel attorneys)

DEBRIEFING AGREEMENTS
Voice ID as violation of
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)

DEFENSES

Official misstatement of law
-U.S. v. Baird (AJ)

DEMONSTRATIONS

Sufficiency of evidence of permit revocation
-U.S. v. Cinca (AB) Reply Brief & Opinion

DISCOVERY

Failure to disclose statement
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Small (LB) Opinion & Reply Brief & Order

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

-U.S. v. Andrews (AJ)
-U.S. v. Arrington (RP)

DRUGS

Cocaine powder/Crack penalties/Constitutionality
-U.S. v. (Kevin) Thomas (AJ)

Constructive Possession/Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Bennett (EB)
-U.S. v. Dingle (NJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Edelin (AJ)
-U.S. v. Gaulteau (MW)
-U.S. v. Lucas (AB)
-U.S. v. Mitchell (EB)
-U.S. v. Smith (EB)

Crack/Hydroxyl radical/Sufficiency of evidence/Vagueness
-U.S. v. Gaulteau (MW)
-U.S. v. Michael (BB & MW)
-U.S. v. St. Fleur (RP)

Crack House Statute/Constitutionality/Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Lancaster (RT)

Distribution/Sufficiency of evidence
.-U.S v. Scales (GS)

Intent to distribute/Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Boyd (LB) Opinion
-U.S. v. Glenn (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion
-U.S. v. Hilson (AS)
-U.S. v. McCray (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Michael (BB & MW)

Intent to distribute/Within 1000 ft. of school
-U.S. v. Baucum (panel attorney)(constitutionality of 860(a))
-U.S. v. Campbell (BB)
-U.S. v. Diggs (LW)
-U.S. v. Edelin (AJ)

Lesser included offenses
-U.S. v. Boyd (LB) Opinion
-U.S. v. Dingle (NJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Whren (LW) - Affirmed 5/6/97 by Opin.



Manufacture, Attempt to/Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Raya (MW)

Quanity as element
-U.S. v. Kevin Williams (BD)

Simple possession/LIO
-U.S. v. McKie (AJ)
-U.S. v. Michael (BB & MW)

Type as element

DUE PROCESS

Appearance in prison garb
-U.S. v. Albritton (SS)
-U.S. v. (Jeffrey Williams) (NJ) Cert Petition

Ex parte submission by prosecution
-In re Sealed Case (PM & BB)

E.

EMBEZZLEMENT

Lack of authorization


ENTRAPMENT

Acceptance of responsibility
-U.S. v. Kirkland (NJ) (1/24/97 opin - affirmed)

Erroneous instructions
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

Failure to request instruction
-U.S. v. Trejo (NJ)

Inducement evidence

Inducement instruction
-U.S. v. deMesones (LW)

Predisposition evidence
-U.S. v. deMesones (LW)
-U.S. v. Williams (LW)

Refusal to give instruction
-U.S. v. Merlos (LK)

Refusal to give derivative entrapment instruction
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

EVIDENCE

Aliases, use of
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)

Chain of custody
-U.S. v. Goddard (AB)
-U.S. v. Roberts (SR)
-U.S. v. Stewart (LW) Opinion

Character, exclusion of
-U.S. v. Lucas (AB)

Co-conspirator statements
-U.S. v. Walls (panel attorney)

Credibility of declarant (Rule 806)
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)

DEA-7 Form, admissibility of
-U.S. v. Wilson (LK)

Declarations against penal interest
-U.S. v. (Antonio) Davis (NJ)
-U.S. v. Edelin (AJ)
-U.S. v. Purvis (SR)

Drug expert
-U.S. v. Alexander (RP)
-U.S. v. Bademosi (EN)
-U.S. v. Boyd (LB) Opinion
-U.S. v. Brown (RP)
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)
-U.S. v. Dicks (AB)
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Glenn (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion
-U.S. v. Harris (SR)
-U.S. v. Hilson (AS)
-U.S. v. James (PM)
-U.S. v. Lancaster (RT)
-U.S. v. Martin (AB)
-U.S. v. Mitchell (EB)
-U.S. v. Norris (AJ)
-U.S. v. Ratiff (LB)
-U.S. v. Robinson (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion
-U.S. v. Serrano (AB)
-U.S. v. Shaw (AB)
-U.S. v. Simpson (GS)
-U.S. v. Smart (VR)
-U.S. v. Spriggs (AB)
-U.S. v. Turner (LK)
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)
-U.S. v. Williams (MW)
-U.S. v. (Andre) Young (LW) 12/4/96 Affirmed unpub. judgment

Exclusion of defendant's state of mind
-U.S. v. Baird (AJ)

Exclusion of defense evidence
-U.S. v. Lampkin (LW)
-U.S. v. Russo (RT)
-U.S. v. Timmons (BD)
-U.S. v. (Jeffrey) Williams  (NJ) Cert. Petition

Exclusion of linguistics expert
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert. Petition

Exclusion of third-person culpability
-U.S. v. Cabrerra (LW)
-U.S. v. Washington (RP) (affirmed 3/20/96, unpub. judgment)

Exclusion of sting operations expert
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

Expert witness/Bankruptcy law
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)

Expert witness/Terrorism
-U.S. v. Shirosaki (RT)

Expert/Fact witness
-U.S. v. McAllister (AB)

Failure to strike
-U.S. v. Ruffin (JH)

Guilt by association
-U.S. v. Hammoude (SR)
-U.S. v. Shirosaki (RT)

Hearsay
-U.S. v. Almonte-Nunez (LW)
-U.S. v. Calderon (SS)
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert. Petition
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)
-U.S. v. Clipper (LW) (5/8/98 unpub judgment - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Grant (SR)
-U.S. v. Lampkin (LW)
-U.S. v. Lanham (NJ) reply brief
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Robinson (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion
-U.S. v. (Andre) Young (LW)- 12/4/96 affirmed unpub. judgment

Incarceration of accused
-U.S. v. Jennings (BB)

Lay Opinion
-U.S. v. Mitchell (AB)

Other crimes
-U.S. v. Alford (GP)
-U.S. v. Brown (RP) (appellate brief and pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Calderon (SS)
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert. Petition
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)
-U.S. v. Davis (SS) (panel and in banc briefs) (Reply Brief)
-U.S. v. DeLeon (AB)
-U.S. v. Hamilton (EB) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Hudson (RP) (unpub. judgment 5/15/98 - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Jones (NJ)
-U.S. v Martin (AB)
-U.S. v. Milo (MW)
-U.S. v. Moy (AB)
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Pless (SR) (4/2/96 opin. affirmed)
-U.S. v. Robinson (AB) Reply Brief & Opinion
-U.S. v. Ruffin (JH)
-U.S. v. Shirosaki (RT)
-U.S. v. Spinner (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Thomas (MW)
-U.S. v. Timbers (PM)
-U.S. v. Turner (RP)

Pager, admissibility of
-U.S. v. Nichols (panel atty)

Police reports
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)
-U.S. v. Davis (SS) (Reply Brief)

Prior consistent statements, admissibility of
-U.S. v. Lampkin (LW)

Prior inconsistent statements, admissibility of
-U.S. v. Davis (SS) (Reply Brief)

Prior investigation
-U.S. v. Stewart (LW) Opinion

Relevance
-U.S. v. Rezaq (RT) 2/6/98 Opin. - affirmed

Simulated Videotape, admissibility of
-U.S. v. Shirosaki (RT)

Tape Recorded
-U.S. v. Walls  (panel attorney)

Threats against witness
-U.S. v. Cabrera-Baez (AB)
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)

EX POST FACTO

CCE instruction
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert Petition

Sentencing guidelines
-U.S. v. Wright (TA)

Special assessment
-U.S. v. Lampkin (LW)
-U.S. v. Maddox (LW) Opinion

F.

FAILURE TO APPEAR

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Bademosi(EN)

FALSE STATEMENTS

Jurisdictional element
-U.S. v. Winstead (LW)

Materiality element
-U.S. v. Winstead (LW)

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Moreno (MW)

FIREARMS

Armed Career Criminal -- See Sentencing

"Carry" under  924(c)
-U.S. v. (William) Green (SR)

Crime of violence under BRA
-U.S. v. Floyd (BB)
-U.S. v. Singleton (BB)

Crime of violence under 924(c)
-U.S. v. Cunningham (panel attorneys)

D.C. Immunity Provision
-U.S. v. Campbell (AB)

Enhancement
-U.S. v. Thomas (SS)
-U.S. v. Washington (MW)

Felon in possession
-U.S. v. Bost (AJ)
-U.S. v. Gatling (RP)
-U.S. v. Moreno (NJ)
-U.S. v. Myles (SR) Opin. 9/27/96 - Affirmed

Multiple convictions - 924(c)
-U.S. v. Anderson (AJ/NJ)
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

Obliterated serial number
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Johnson (RP)
-U.S. v. Moreno (NJ)

Operability
-U.S. v. Bowlding (LB)

Pinkerton liability - 924(c)
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

Receipt while under felony indictment
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Bailey/U.S. v. Robinson (jt. brief for rehr'g en banc)
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Lazenby (SR/MW)
-U.S. v. Nichols (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Otsuki (MW)
-U.S. v. Reed (LK) (appellate brief, pet. for rehr'g, cert. pet.)
-U.S. v. Sparks (NJ)
-U.S. v. Spinner (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)
-U.S. v. Thomas ( MW)
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)

"Use" under 924(c)
-U.S. v. Epps (AS)
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Johnson (RP)
-U.S. v. (Michael Johnson) (SR)
-U.S. v. Lin (SR) - Opin. 12/10/96 - Affirmed
-U.S. v. (Maurice) Stewart (SR)
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

FIRST AMENDMENT

Right to demonstrate
-U.S. v. Cinca (AB) Reply Brief & Opinion
-U.S. v. Nomad (MW)

FORFEITURE

Salaries and tax payments


FRAUD

Identification documents
-U.S. v. Hammoude (SR)

Specific intent

Value, insufficent evidence
-U.S. v. Najiy (LW)

Wire Fraud, insufficent evidence of commerce nexus
-U.S. v. Najiy (LW)

GRAND JURY


Compelled production of testimony and documents
-In re Sealed Case (PM & BB)

GUILTY PLEAS

Defective
-U.S. v. DeWalt (CH) 8/20/96 opin. vacated & remanded
-U.S. v. Funches (EN)
-U.S. v. Holland (panel attorney)
-U.S. v. Liboro (AJ)

Withdrawal
-U.S. v. Acuna (SS)
-U.S. v. Cabrera (RP)
-U.S. v. Hernandez (CH) (FPD staff only) (Opin. 3/29/96 affirmed)
-U.S. v. Holland (panel attorney)
-U.S. v. Holmes (AJ)
-U.S. v. Horne (RP)
-U.S. v. Idowu (CH)
-U.S. v. Streater (NJ) (reversed & remanded 12/8/95)
-U.S. v. Taylor (LW)
-U.S. v. Tepper (AB)
-U.S. v. Todd (reply brief)
-U.S. v. Washington (JH)

Habeas
See motion to vacate conviction (2255)

H.

HOSTAGE-TAKING

Dismissal of indictment
-U.S. v. Lin (SR) - Opin. 12/10/96 - Affirmed

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Lin (SR) - Opin. 12/10/96 - Affirmed

I.

IDENTIFICATION

Suggestive
-U.S. v. Thompson (panel atty)

IMPEACHMENT

Prior convictions
-U.S. v. Alvarez (SR)
-U.S. v. Moreno (NJ)

INDICTMENTS

Constructive amendment
-U.S. v. Pless (SR) (4/2/96 opin. affirmed)

Duplicity
-U.S. v. Bruce (AJ)

Failure to allege element
-U.S. v. Idowu (CH)

Multiplicity
-U.S. v. Campbell (BB)
-U.S. v. Owens (private attorney)

Notice of Charges
-U.S. v. James (MW)

INFORMANTS

Admission of hearsay statements
-U.S. v. Grant (SR)

Bolstering Credibility
-U.S. v. (Antonione Smith) (SR)

Credibility as declarant
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)

Nondisclosure
-U.S. v. Campbell (BB)
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)

INSANITY

Bifurcated trial
-U.S. v. Duran (AJ) 10/8/96 Opin. Affirmed

J.

JENCKS ACT

Rough notes
-U.S. v. Thomas (SS)

JUDICIAL BIAS

Bolstering witnesses' credibility
-U.S. v. Lin (SR) - Opin. 12/10/96 - Affirmed
-U.S. v. Smith (Brief for Appellant)
-U.S. v. Smith (Reply Brief)

Comments on evidence
-U.S. v. Roberts (SR)

Cross-examining defendant
-U.S. Kirkland (NJ) (1/24/97 opin - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Rawlings (LB) (reversed & remanded 1/19/96 re instruc.)
-U.S. v. Tilghman (LW) (reversed & remanded 2/3/98)
-U.S. v. Williams (LW)
-U.S. v.  Winstead (LW)

Cumulative effect of errors
- U.S. v. Edmond (NJ) Opinion & Reply Brief


JURISDICTION

D.C. Code provision
-U.S. v. Campbell (AB)

Mandate withheld provision


Manufactured
-U.S. v. Rezaq (RT) 2/6/98 Opin. - affirmed
-U.S. v. (Ellis) Williams (GP) Reply Brief & Opinion

Subject matter, lack of
-U.S. v. Rezaq (RT) 2/6/98 Opin.- affirmed
-U.S. v. (Ellis) Williams (GP) Reply Brief & Opinion

JURY

Anonymous
- U.S. v Edmond (NJ) Opinion & Reply Brief

Cause challenge
-U.S. v. (Ronald) Nelson (AJ)

Discharge of juror
-U.S. v. Johnson (RP)

JURY DELIBERATIONS

Coercive comments by court
-U.S. v. Harris (SR)

Exposure to unadmitted evidence
-U.S. v. Cunningham (panel attorneys)

Extrinsic influence
-U.S. v. Barnett (NJ) (Unpub. judgment 4/8/98 - affirmed)
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)

Question whether accused incarcerated
-U.S. v. Jennings (BB)

Request for transcript
-U.S. v. Boyd (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion

JURY INSTRUCTIONS

Addict/Informer
-U.S. v. Spriggs (AB)
-U.S. v. Torres (SS) (6/20/97 Opin - Affirmed)

Advice-of-counsel


Aggravated Bank Robbery
-U.S. v. Levi (SR)

Aiding and abetting
-U.S. v. Walker (BB) Opin. 11/8/96 - Affirmed 

Bank Fraud
-U.S. v. Miller (AB) (Opin. Aff. 12/12/95)

Bankruptcy Fraud
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)

Burden of proof, diminishing
-U.S. v. Kirkland (NJ) (1/24/97 opin - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Rawlings (LB) (reversed & remanded 1/19/96 re instruc.)

Burden of proof, shifting
-U.S. v. Almonte-Nunez (LW)
-U.S. v. (Andre) Young (LW) 12/4/96 affirmed - unpub. judgment

Check kiting
-U.S. v. Pless (SR) (4/2/96 opin. affirmed)

Cocaine base, failure to define
-U.S. v. Wilson (LK)

Conspiracy
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)

Constructive possession/Joint occupancy of premises
-U.S. v. Thomas (MW)

Continuing Criminal Enterprise
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert Petition

Elements, incorrect statement of
-U.S. v. Baird (AJ)
-U.S. v. Kleinbart (SS)

Elements, removal of
-U.S. v. Bademosi (EN)

Firearms
-U.S. v. Spinner (AJ) Opinion

Good faith


Identification
-U.S. v. (Frederick) Smith (RT)

Lesser included offense
-U.S. v. Michael (BB & MW) (appellate brief & pet. for rehr'g)
-U.S. v. Stevens (AB)

Mere presence
-U.S. v. ( Frederick) Smith (RT)

Missing witness charge
-U.S. v. Glenn (AB) (Reply Brief) & Opinion
-U.S. v. Martin (AB)
-U.S. v. Speight (AB)
-U.S. v. Williams (LW)

Money laundering


Obliterated serial number, knowledge of
-U.S. v. Fennell (AJ) Opinion

Operating a crack house
-U.S. v. Lancaster (RT)

Other crimes evidence
-U.S. v. Spinner (AJ) Opinion

Police officer testimony
-U.S. v. Jennings (BB)

Preliminary instructions
-U.S. v. Alvarez (SR)

Precluding consideration of particular fact
-U.S. v. Breedlove (LW) Opinion & Order & Opinion


Precluding Element
-U.S. v. Simpkins (2nd Circuit)

Presumption of innocence
-Payne v. U.S. (AJ & BB) (pet. for cert.)

Reasonable doubt
-U.S. v. Calderon (SS)
-U.S. v. DeLeon (AB) (appellate brief; rehearing petition &
pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Edelin (AJ) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Spriggs (AB)
-U.S. v. Merlos (LK) (appellate brief, pet., reply, and supp. brief
for rehr'g, cert. pet.)
-U.S. v. Purvis (SR)
-U.S. v. Ratiff (LB)
-U.S. v. Tyree (AB) (affirmed 2/23/96,unpub. judgment)
-U.S. v. Washington, et al. (LK) (pet. for cert.)

Reinstruction
-U.S. v. Almonte-Nunez (LW)

RICO enterprise


Self-defense
-U.S. v. Gatling (RP)

Specific intent, refusal to give
-U.S. v. Khan (panel attorney)

Supplemental charge
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Spann (JH)

Theory of defense
-U.S. v. Davis (EN)
-U.S. v. Whren (LW) - Affirmed 5/6/97 by Opin.

Unanimity requirement
- U.S. v. Timmons (BD)

"Use" of firearm under 924(c)
-U.S. v. McAllister (AB)
-U.S. v. Perkins (EN)
-U.S. v. Smart (VR)
-U.S. v. Green (Reply Brief)

JURY QUESTIONS

Improper response


JURY SELECTION

Batson issues
-U.S. v. deMesones (LW)

Prescreening


False responses
-U.S. v. Walker (BB) Opin 11/8/96 - Affirmed 

Hardship deferrals

Concealment of juror's felony conviction & other material information
-U.S. v. Geter (LB)
-U.S. v. Mathis (SR)

Denial of challenge for cause
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Evans (NJ)

Sex abuse questions
-Payne v. U.S (AJ) (pert. for cert.)

K.

L.

M.

MAIL FRAUD

Conduct relating to union election
-U.S. v. Defries (private attorney)


Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Iguade (AJ) (aff. 8/7/96 unpub judgment)

MIRANDA ISSUES

Nonverbal conduct
-U.S. v. Cabrerra (LW)

Comment on post-Miranda silence
-U.S. v. Purvis (SR)
-U.S. v. Rawlings (LW) (Remanded)
-U.S. v. Samuel (AJ) (4/3/96 affirmed unpub. judgment)

Waivers
-U.S. v. Shirosaki (RT)

MISTRIAL

Inadmissible evidence
-U.S. v. Alford (GP)
-U.S. v. Griffith (SS)
-U.S. v. Walker (BB) (Opin 11/8/96 - Affirmed

MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL

Newly discovered evidence
-U.S. v. Baird (AJ)

MOTION TO VACATE CONVICTION (2255)

Abuse of writ
-U.S. v. Kleinbart (SS)

Actual innocence
-U.S. v. Powell (EN)
-In Re: Robert Moore (EN) (amicus)

Cause and prejudice
-U.S. v. Kleinbart (SS)
-U.S. v. McKie (AJ)

Denial of hearing
-U.S. v. Minott (SR)
-U.S. v. Washington (JH)

New rule
-U.S. v. McKie (AJ)

Procedural default
-U.S. v. Kleinbart (SS)

Successive petitions
-U.S. v. Powell (EN)

Time limitations

N.

O.

OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

False grand jury testimony
-U.S. v. Russo (RT)

P.

PAROLE

Revocation
-Noble v. U.S. (BD)

Street time credit
-U.S. v. Noble (AB)
-Noble v. U.S. (BD)

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

Compelled examination of defendant
-In re Donald Hawkins (PM) (mandamus)

PLEA AGREEMENTS

Agreed upon sentence under Rule(e(1)(c)28
-U.S. v. Goodall (MP)

Enforcement of cooperation provision
-U.S. v. Jones (RP)

PRETRIAL PUBLICITY

Denial of continuance or change of venue
-U.S. v. Merlos (LK)
-U.S. v. Edmond (NJ) Opinion & Reply Brief

Midtrial
-U.S. v. Rezaq (RT) 2/6/98 Opin - affirmed

PRIVILEGES

Attorney-Client

Observation Post
-U.S. v. Foster (RT)

Psychiatrist-Patient
-U.S. v. Jones (MW)

PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT (See also "CLOSING ARGUMENT")

Doyle violation
-U.S. v. Purvis (SR)
-U.S. v. Rawlings (LB) (reversed & remanded 1/19/96 re instruc.)

Eliciting hearsay
-U.S. v. (Andre) Young (LW) 12/4/96 - affirmed unpub. judgment

Opening statement
-U.S. v. McLaughlin (BD);   Opinion

-U.S. v. Rawlings (LW) (reversed & remanded 1/19/96 re instruc.)
-U.S. v. Samuel (AJ) (4/3/96 affirmed, unpub. judgment)

References to defendant's heritage
-U.S. v. Calderon (SS)

References to defendant's race & character
-U.S. v. Light (AB)

References to facts not put in evidence
-U.S. v. Small (LB) Opinion & Reply Brief & Order



Q.

R.

REBUTTAL EVIDENCE

Improper
-U.S. v. Griffith (SS)

RECUSAL

Judge's participation on pornography commission
-Payne v. U.S. (AJ & BB) (pet. for cert.)

RICO

Conspiracy
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)


Interstate commerce nexus
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)


S.

SEARCH AND SEIZURE

Abandonment
-U.S. v. Hall (app. brief(EB) and cert. pet. (NJ))
-U.S. v. McKinney (LK)

Anonymous tips
-U.S. v. Clipper (RT)
-U.S. v. Crestwell (SR)
-U.S. v. Cutchin (AJ)
-U.S. v. Vaughn (RT)
-U.S. v. Thompson (reply brief)

Arrest warrant
-U.S. v. Johnson (GP)

Automobile stops and searches
-U.S. v. Battle (EB)
-U.S. v. Bookhardt (AJ)
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) (pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Christian (GP)
-U.S. v. Cutchin (AJ)
-U.S. v. (William) Hill (EN) Opin. 12/23/97 - reversed & remanded
-U.S. v. Jackson (LW)
-U.S. v. Jones (NJ)
-U.S. v. Jordan (GS)
-U.S. v. May (NJ)

Consent searches
See also Search and Seizure: Interdiction

-U.S. v. Agurs (SR)
-U.S. v. Epps (PM) Supplemental Brief
-U.S. v. King (GS)
-U.S. v. Lawson (SR)
-U.S. v. Michael (BB & MW)
-U.S. v. Ortiz (SS)
-U.S. v. Pinnock (BD)
-U.S. v. Ratcliffe (PM)
-U.S. v. Rivera (SR)

Containers
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) (pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Edwards (MW)
-U.S. v. Epps (PM)
-U.S. v. Harley (AB)
-U.S. v. Pinnock (BD)
-U.S. v. Ratcliffe (PM)
-U.S. v. Jackson (NJ)

Exigent circumstances
-U.S. v. King (GS)
-U.S. v. Ratcliffe (PM)

Good faith exception
-U.S. v. Vanness (BB) Opinion

Incredible police testimony
-U.S. v. Streater (NJ) (reversed & remanded 12/8/95)

Inevitable discovery
-U.S. v. Abdul-Saboor (AB)
-U.S. v. Moy (AB)

Interdiction
-U.S. v. Carter (EB)
-U.S. v. Edwards (MW)
-U.S. v. Epps (PM)
-U.S. v. Espana (NJ) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Gibson (BB)
-U.S. v. Hammond (DB)
-U.S. v. Lamont (NJ)
-U.S. v. London (GS)
-U.S. v. Mincey (JH)
-U.S. v. Ortiz (SS)
-U.S. v. Terreros (AB) (1/3/97 unpub. judgment - affirmed)

Knock and announce
-U.S. v. Bowlding (LB)
-U.S. v. Johnson (RP)
-U.S. v. Moy (AB)
-U.S. v. Spriggs (AB)

Plain view
-U.S. v. Robinson (GS)

Pretextual stops
-U.S. v. Whren (LW) - Affirmed 5/6/97 by Opin.

Probable Cause, lack of
-U.S. v. Blake (GS)
-U.S. v. Campbell (BB)
-U.S. v. Cooper (GS)
-U.S. v. Davis (Reply Brief) 9/00
-U.S. v. Dicks (AB)
-U.S. v. McCray (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Wade (NJ)
-U.S. v. Kevin Williams (BD)
-U.S. v. Wilson (SS)

Protective sweep
-U.S. v. Abdul-Saboor (AB)

Roadblocks
-U.S. v. (Mark) Davis (AJ)

Standing
-U.S. v. Hicks (GS)
-U.S. v. Jackson
-U.S. v. Lucas (AB)
-U.S. v. Ratcliffe (PM) (app. brief & pet. for rehr'g)

Strip search
-U.S. v. Moore (AB)

Terry stops & frisks
-U.S. v. Campbell (BB)
-U.S. v. Crestwell (SR)
-U.S. v. Cutchin (AJ)
-U.S. v. (Curnell Davis) (AJ)
-U.S. v. Dicks (AB)
-U.S. v. Edmonds (SR)
-U.S. v. Fitch (JH)
-U.S. v. Jackson (NJ)
-U.S. v. Jennings (BB)
-U.S. v. (Robert) Johnson (SR)
-U.S. v. Johnson (VR)
-U.S. v. Lawson (SR)
-U.S. v. Palomino-Perez (SR) (app. brief & cert. pet.)
-U.S. v. Reid (JH)
-U.S. v. Richard (RT)
-U.S. v. Rivera (SR)
-U.S. v. Smart (VR)
-U.S. v. Vaughn (RT)
-U.S. v. Waldron (GS)
-U.S. v. Wilson (SS)

Warrant, False statements in
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) (appellate brief & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Gregory (EN)
-U.S. v. Vanness (BB) Opinion

Warrant, sufficiency
-U.S. v. Gregory (EN)
-U.S. v. Moy (AB)
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)

Wiretap
-U.S. v. Edmond
(NJ) Opinion & Reply Brief

SELF-INCRIMINATION

Concealment of information/misprision of felony
-U.S. v. Fox (MW)

Defense witness's assertion of privilege
-U.S. v. Cooper (NJ)

SENTENCING

Allocution, denial of right
-U.S. v. Cruz (CH)
-U.S. v. Houser (AJ)

Armed career criminal
-U.S. v. Jackson (LW)
-U.S. v. Kinlaw (LW)

Cruel and unusual punishment
-U.S. v. McLean (JH)

Disparity between Districts
-U.S. v. Silva-Osuna (2nd Circuit)

Cumulative sentences, drug & RICO conspiracies
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)


Enhancements, failure to comply with notice requirements
-U.S. v. Almonte-Nunez (LW)
-U.S. v. (Eddie Brown) (RP)
-U.S. v. Vanness (BB) Opinion

Enhancement for exercise of right to trial
-U.S. v. Jones (AJ) (amicus & pet. for cert.)

Ex post facto
-U.S. v. Lampkin (LW)
-U.S. v. Wright (TA)

Fines
-U.S. v. Johnson (LW) Opinion
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)

Manipulation
-U.S. v. Walls (panel attorney)

Multiple sentences, D.C. & Fed. Offenses
-U.S. v. Cunningham (panel attorneys)
-U.S. v. McLaughlin (BD); Opinion

Multiple problems & conditions
-U.S. v. Sheldon (2nd Circuit)

Resentencing, scope of/failure to comply with remand/jurisdiction
-U.S. v. Cabrera-Baez (AB)
-U.S. v. Edmonds (EN) (amicus)
-U.S. v. Harrison (RP)
-U.S. v. Shepherd (AJ) - Remanded 2/19/98 by unpub. judgment
-U.S. v. Whren (LW) - Affirmed 5/6/97 by Opin.

Reweighing drugs
-U.S. v. Small (LB) Opinion & Reply Brief & Order

-U.S. v. Kevin Williams (BD)

SENTENCING GUIDELINES

Abuse of trust
-U.S. v. Becraft (AS)
-U.S. v. Miller (AB)
-U.S. v. Jeffrey Robinson (EN)
-U.S. v. Smaw (JH)

Acceptance of responsibility

-U.S. v. Adesioye (EN)
-U.S. v. Arias (NJ)
-U.S. v. Campbell (RP) Cert. Petition
-U.S. v. Cutchin (AJ)
-U.S. v. deMesones (LW)
-U.S. v. DeWalt (CH) 8/20/96 opin. vacated & remanded grounds)
-U.S. v. Henderson (EN)
-U.S. v. Hicks (GS)
-U.S. v. Lee (TM)
-U.S. v. McClean (AJ) (pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. (Evangeline) Miller (GS)
-U.S. v. Mingo (AB)
-U.S. v. Murphy (PB)
-U.S. v. Reid (JH)
-U.S. v. Scales (GS)
-U.S. v. Thomas (SS)
-U.S. v. Williams (TA) (affirmed 6/21/96 opin.)

Base offense level
-U.S. v. Conyers (SS)
-U.S. v. (William) Hill (EN) Opin. 12/23/97 - reversed & remanded
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)
-U.S. v. Washington (SS) 6/6/97 Opin - Affirmed

Career offender
-U.S. v. Price (PM & BB)
-U.S. v. (David) Smith (AS/NJ) Reversed & Remanded for new trial
-U.S. v. Thompson (panel atty)

Concurrent/consecutive sentences
-U.S. v. DeWalt (CH) 8/20/96 opin. vacated & remanded
-U.S. v. Hilliard (AB)

Crack provisions/constitutionality
-U.S. v. Edmonds (EN) (amicus)
-U.S. v. D. Thomas (AJ/TH)
-U.S. v. K. Thomas (AJ/TH)
-U.S. v. Thompson (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)

Criminal history
-U.S. v. Goodall (MP)
-U.S. v. Johnson (LK)
-U.S. v. Lee (TM)
-U.S. v. (Evangeline) Miller (GS)
-U.S. v. Ruffin (JH)
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)

Departures, Downward

Abuse in prison

Addicts
-U.S. v. Webb (EN) (remanded for resentencing 2/3/98)
(note: Webb is appellee)

Aliens
-U.S. v. Cabrera-Baez (AB)
-U.S. v. Cruz (CH)
-U.S. v. Leandre (CH) (Opin. 1/13/98 - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Stewart (LW) Opinion

Crack/powder disparity
-U.S. v. Anderson (VR)
-U.S. v. Cabrera-Baez (AB)
-U.S. v. Hogan (CH) (affirmed 2/15/96, unpublished)
-U.S. v. Smart (VR)
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)
-U.S. v. Washington (SS) 6/6/97 Opin. - Affirmed
-U.S. v. Wright (TA)

Criminal history over-represented
-U.S. v. Clark (MW)

Denial of, mistaken lack of authority
-U.S. v. Boyd (LB) Opinion
-U.S. v. Brandon (LK)
-U.S. v. Lanham (NJ) reply brief
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)
-U.S. v. Vizcaino (LW) Opinion

Diminished capacity

-U.S. v. Chatman (NJ)
-U.S. v. Dortch (SS)
-U.S. v. Greenfield (NJ)
-U.S. v. Hogan (AJ/CH) (affirmed 2/15/96 unpublished)
-U.S. v. Leandre (CH) (Opin. 1/13/98 affirmed)
-U.S. v. Moore (RP)
-U.S. v. Perkins (AJ)
-U.S. v. White (CH) (Opin. Aff. 12/15/95)
-U.S. v. Wilson (RP)

Disparities among defendants
-U.S. v. Williams (MW)

D. C. prosecutor's discretion
-U.S. v. Clark (MW)

Drug quantity calculation
-U.S. v. Dingle (NJ) Opinion
-U.S. v. Warren (AJ)

Failure to consider grounds
-U.S. v. Hogan (AJ/CH) (affirmed 2/15/96 unpublished)

Family circumstances
-U.S. v. Evans (NJ)
-U.S. v. Leandre (CH) (Opin. 1/13/98 - affirmed)

Government delay
-U.S. v. Lancaster (RT)

Imperfect entrapment
-U.S. v. Adamson (private attorney)

Lack of youthful guidance
-U.S. v. Brandon (LK)
-U.S. v. Clark (MW)
-U.S. v. Pinnick (LK)

Low purity of drugs
-U.S. v. Mitchell (AB)

Mules
-U.S. v. James (PM)

Post-conviction rehabilitation
-U.S. v. (Marcos) Anderson (RP)
-U.S. v. Johnson (LW) Opinion

Racial disparity
-U.S. v. Thompson (panel atty)
-U.S. v. White (CH) (Opin. Aff. 12/15/95)

Reduced culpability
-U.S. v. Reed (BD) - 2/23/98,Unpub. judgment, affirmed Reply Brief

Simple possession of crack
-U.S. v. Michael (BB & MW)

Spousal abuse
-U.S. v. Sammoury (TA) (Opin. Aff. 2/6/96)

Substantial assistance
-U.S. v. Dawson (AJ)
-U.S. v. Hernandez (CH) (FPD staff only) (3/29/96 Opin. affirmed)
-U.S. v. Jones (RP)
-U.S. v. Sparks (AB)

Vulnerability

-U.S. v. Reed (BD) - 2/23/98,Unpub. judgment, affirmed Reply Brief

Waivers, validity of

Departures, Upward

Continuing criminal enterprise, Sanctioning violence
-U.S. v. (Marcos) Anderson (RP)

Criminal history
-U.S. v. Johnson (AJ)

Disruption of governmental function
-U.S. v. Houser (AJ)

Drugs into prison
-U.S. v. Wright (TA)

Double counting
-U.S. v. Bapack (EN) (Opin. 12/5/97 - affirmed)
-U.S. v. McLaughlin (BD);  Opinion

Ex post facto/effective date
-U.S. v. (Clyde) Hill (SR) (11/24/97 aff. unpub. judgment)
-U.S. v. Milton (GS) (amicus)

Express threat of death
-U.S. v. Robinson (TA/FP) (affirmed 6/21/96 opin)
-U.S. v. Milton (GS) (amicus)

Factual disputes/standard of proof
-U.S. v. Burney (SS) (affirmed, unpub.judgment 4/4/96) ( Reply Brief )
-Lam Kwong-Hah v. U.S. (AJ) (pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Todd (BD)

Firearms enhancement
-U.S. v. Thomas (SS)
-U.S. v. (Kevin) Washington (SR)
-U.S. v. (Antoine) Wilson (BD)

Firearms/in connection with other offense
-U.S. v. Burney (SS) (affirmed 4/4/96, unpublished judgment)( Reply Brief )

Fraud/Loss calculation
-U.S. v. (Joann) McCoy (LW) Opinion & Opinon
-U.S. v. Jeffrey Robinson (EN)
-U.S. v. Studevent (BB)
-U.S. v. Tilghman (LW) (reversed & remanded 2/3/98 on other grounds)

Grouping of counts
-U.S. v. Lancaster (RT)
-U.S. v. (Joann) McCoy (LW) Opinion & Opinon


Juvenile adjudications, consideration of
-U.S. v. Johnson (LK)

Manager/Organizer
-U.S. v. Bapack (EN) (Opin. 12/5/97 - affirmed)
-U.S. v. (Joann) McCoy (LW) Opinion & Opinon
-U.S. v. Scales (GS)
-U.S. v. Smyth (private attorney)
-U.S. v. (Antone) White (NJ) (Opin. 6/27/97 - Affirmed)


Minimal/minor participant
-U.S. v. Reed (BD) - 2/23/98,Unpub. judgment, affirmed Reply Brief
-U.S. v. Spriggs (private attorney)

More than minimal planning
-U.S. v. (Joann) McCoy (LW) Opinion & Opinon

NCIC report, reliance on
-U.S. v. (Terrell) Thompson (BD)


Obstruction of justice
-U.S. v. Kirkland (NJ) (1/24/97 opin - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Lee (TM)
-U.S. v. (Joann) McCoy (LW) Opinion & Opinon

-U.S. v. Mingo (AB)
-U.S. v. Sobin (AB)
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)
-U.S. v. Villagarcia (VR)

Policy statement/guideline dichotomy


Prior felony convictions under 2K2.1
-U.S. v. Brice (EN)

Probation officer consultation
-U.S. v. DeWalt (CH) 8/20/96 opin. vacated & remanded

Relevant conduct
-U.S. v. Breedlove (LW) Opinion & Order & Opinion
-U.S. v. Cabrera-Baez (AB)
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)
-U.S. v. Cooper (NJ)
-U.S. v. Copelin (RT)
-U.S. v. DeLeon (AB)
-U.S. v. Hicks (GS)
-U.S. v. Hunt (AB)
-U.S. v. Lancaster (RT)
-U.S. v. Pinnick (LK)
-U.S. v. Scales (GS)
-U.S. v. Spriggs (AB)
-U.S. v. (Ellis) Williams (GP) Reply Brief & Opinion


Restitution
-U.S. v. Bapack (EN) (opin. 12/5/97 - affirmed)
-U.S. v. Rezaq (RT) 2/6/98 opin. - affirmed
-U.S. v. Jeffrey Robinson (EN)
-U.S. v. Wolff (JB)

Retroactive application
-U.S. v. Clipper (LW) (5/8/98 - unpub. judgment - affirmed)

Role in offense
-U.S. v. Akintomide (NJ)
-U.S. v. (Marcos) Anderson (RP)
-U.S. v. Clarke (AJ)
-U.S. v. Conyers (SS)
-U.S. v. Dortch (SS)
-U.S. v. (Derrick) Hill (EN) (6/19/97 affirmed, unpub. judgment)
-U.S. v. Salamanca (AJ)
-U.S. v. Taylor (AB)

"Safety Valve" provision
-U.S. v. deJesus-Gaul (CH)
-U.S. v. Evans (NJ)
-U.S. v. Plunkett (BD) (affirmed 10/3/97 - opinion) Reply Brief
-U.S. v. Washington (RP) (affirmed 3/20/96, unpub. judgment)

Substantial assistance, validity of 5K1.1

Supervised release
-U.S. v. Breedlove (LW) Opinion & Order & Opinion

-U.S. v.(Wendell) Jackson (LW) - Aff. 5/20/97 - Opinion
-U.S. v. Moody (BD)

Vulnerable victim
-U.S. v. Shyllon (panel atty) (pet. for cert.)

SEVERANCE

-U.S. v. Adamson (private attorney)
-U.S. v. Brown (NJ) (appellate briefs, pet. for rehr'g & pet. for cert.)
-U.S. v. Cunningham (panel attorney)
-U.S. v. Gatling (RP)
-U.S. v. Levi (SR)
-U.S. v. McLean (JH)
-U.S. v. Salamanca (AJ)
-U.S. v. Spriggs (private attorney)
-U.S. v. Trice (SR)
-U.S. v. Wilson (RP)

SPEEDY TRIAL


Waiver
-U.S. v. Diggs (LW)

T.

THREATS

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Jones (MW)

TRANSPORTING STOLEN PROPERTY

Sufficiency of evidence
-U.S. v. Royal (RP)

U.

V.

VENUE

Manufactured



VERDICTS

By 11-member panel
-U.S. v. Nichols (panel atty)
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)

Disavowal
- U.S. v. Timmons (BD)

Leniency recommendation
-U.S. v. (Vernon) Cooper (NJ)

Unanimity on particular acts
-U.S. v. Hunt (AB)
-U.S. v. Turner (RP)

Special verdict form
-U.S. v. Spann (JH)

VOIR DIRE

Concealment of juror's felony conviction & other material information
-U.S. v. Geter (LB)
-U.S. v. Mathis (SR)

Denial of challenge for cause
-U.S. v. Patterson (AJ)

Sex abuse questions
-Payne v. U.S. (AJ) (pet. for cert.)

W.

WITNESSES

Defense witness's assertion of privilege
-U.S. v. Cooper (NJ)
-U.S. v. (Clyde) Hill (SR) (11/24/97 aff. unpub judgment)

Production of psychiatric records
-U.S. v. Cooper (NJ)
-U.S. v. Griffith (SS)

X.

Y.

Z.