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While appeals from convictions for various offenses were pending, See United States v. Diecidue, 603 F.2d 535 (5th Cir. 1979), defendants were made aware of false testimony by the principal Government witness and moved for a new trial. We remanded to the district court where their motion was denied. On appeal, defendants argue that a false statement which covered up the fact that attorneys fees of the witness were being paid by the State of Florida was sufficiently material in its bearing upon the credibility of the witness to warrant a new trial. The district court determined that the truth about the payment of attorneys fees could not reasonably have affected the outcome. We affirm.

GÉNERO
Técnicos y profesionales
PUBLICADO
1979
octubre 1
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
11
Páginas
EDITORIAL
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Innodata Book Distribution Services Inc
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