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US v. Aguilar, No. 08-4640

Defendant's drug-related murder conviction is affirmed where there was sufficient evidence demonstrating that defendant induced his drug associates to participate in the victim's murder through promises to forgive drug-related debts and to engage in future drug transactions.

Read US v. Aguilar, No. 08-4640

Appellate Information

Argued: September 21, 2009

Decided: November 5, 2009


Opinion by Judge Raggi


For Appellant:

James E. Neuman and David Stern, New York, NY

For Appellee:

David Bitkower and Emily Berger, Assistant United States Attorneys, Brooklyn, NY