United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Martin J. Cote, Defendant-appellant, 990 F.2d 1261 (9th Cir. 1993)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 990 F.2d 1261 (9th Cir. 1993)

Argued and Submitted Oct. 5, 1992. Decided March 15, 1993

Before D.W. NELSON, REINHARDT and KOZINSKI, Circuit Judges.


We reverse for the reasons stated in United States v. Caldwell, No. 91-30131, also filed today. Essentially the same incorrect jury instruction was given here as was given in Caldwell. CR 368 instrs. 13-14. And though Cote didn't raise the jury instruction issue on appeal, in this case it would be " 'manifestly unjust' to reverse the conviction of one co-defendant but to uphold the conviction of another co-defendant when the same error affected both defendants." United States v. Ullah, 976 F.2d 509, 514 (9th Cir. 1992).



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