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US v. Edwards, 04-31210, 04-31212, 04-31219

Denial of defendants' motions to vacate their sentences, denial of an evidentiary hearing for alleged Brady violations, and denial of a motion to amend the motions to vacate pursuant to a Booker claim are affirmed in a case involving RICO violations, extortion, and related offenses.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/30/2006
  • Published 03/31/2006


  • KING, Circuit Judge:, Before KING, BARKSDALE and PRADO, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Stephen A. Higginson, Asst. U.S. Atty. (argued), New Orleans, LA, for U.S., Amy M. Adelson (argued), Nathan Z. Dershowitz, Dershowitz, Eiger, Adelson, New York City, Michael S. Fawer, Covington, LA, J. Michael Small, Law Offices of J. Michael Small, Alexandria, LA, for Edwin and Stephen Edwards., Servando C. Garcia, III, Garcia & Bishop, Metairie, LA, for Martin.