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United States Second Circuit

US v. FISHER, 98-1330

In cases where a defendant executes a valid waiver of the right to appeal in a plea agreement, a district judge's statement after sentencing about a "right to appeal" does not alter the binding force of defendant's waiver of appellate rights.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/13/2000
  • Published 11/13/2000


  • JON O. NEWMAN, Circuit Judge., Before:  NEWMAN and KEARSE, Circuit Judges, and KORMAN, District Judge.


  • United States Second Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Scott Bratton, Cincinnati, Ohio, on the brief for appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas M. Finnegan, Asst. U.S. Atty., New York, N.Y. (Mary Jo White, U.S. Atty., George S. Canellos, Asst. U.S. Atty., New York, N.Y., on the brief), for appellee.
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