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US v. Concepcion, No. 08-3785

In a drug and firearm prosecution, the District Court's order suppressing evidence obtained through a wiretap is reversed, where the government's affidavit in support of its application for the wiretap set forth facts minimally adequate to support the finding that a wiretap was necessary to the government's investigation.

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Appellate Information

Argued: June 3, 2009

Decided: August 31, 2009


Opinion by Judge McLaughlin


For Appellant:

William J. Harrington, Assistant United States Attorney, for Lev L. Dassin, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY

For Appellee:

Darrell B. Fields, Federal Defenders of New York, New York, NY