United States of America, Appellee, v. Jeffrey Bujese, Appellant, 405 F.2d 888 (2d Cir. 1969)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 405 F.2d 888 (2d Cir. 1969) Decided February 3, 1969

Appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York entered on April 14, 1964 convicting appellant of bank robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113 (a) and (d) and conspiracy in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371 after a trial before Hon. John M. Cannella and a jury.

Phylis Skloot Bamberger, New York City (Anthony F. Marra, New York City, on the brief), for appellant.

Frederick F. Greenman, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty. (Robert M. Morgenthau, U. S. Atty., for Southern District of New York, and Michael W. Mitchell, Asst. U. S. Atty., on the brief), for appellee.

Before MOORE and HAYS, Circuit Judges, and ZAVATT, District Judge.* 


On June 7, 1967, this court affirmed Per Curiam a judgment convicting appellant of bank robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a) and (d) and of conspiring to rob a bank in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371. United States v. Bujese, 378 F.2d 719 (2d Cir. 1967). Our decision was vacated by the Supreme Court, 392 U.S. 297, 88 S. Ct. 2064, 20 L. Ed. 2d 1113 (6/10/68), and remanded for further consideration in light of Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123, 88 S. Ct. 1620, 20 L. Ed. 2d 476 (1968), referring to Roberts v. Russell, 392 U.S. 293, 88 S. Ct. 1921, 20 L. Ed. 2d 1100 (also 6/10/68).

Upon reconsideration we reverse the judgment of conviction and grant a new trial.


Of the Eastern District of New York, sitting by designation