• U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 10-583-cr(L)
  • Before: Kearse, McLaughlin, and Cabranes, C.JJ.
  • For Plaintiff: For Appellee United States of America: Richard C. Tarlowe, Assistant United States Attorney, (Mark Lanpher, Andrea L. Surratt, and Katherine Polk Failla, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief), for Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY.
  • For Defendant: For Defendant-Appellant Robert Coplan: Dennis P. Riordan, (Donald M. Horgan and Gary Dubcoff, on the brief), Riordan & Horgan, San Francisco, CA; Ted Sampsell Jones, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN. For Defendant-Appellant Martin Nissenbaum: Nathan Lewin, (Alyza D. Lewin, on the brief), Lewin & Lewin, LLP, Washington, DC. Of counsel; For Defendant-Appellant Richard Shapiro: Alexandra A.E. Shapiro, (Marc E. Isserles and James Darrow, on the brief), Macht, Shapiro, Arato & Isserles LLP, New York, NY; Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C., New York, NY. For Defendant-Appellant Brian Vaughn: Robert G. Anderson, (Donna Brown Jacobs, on the brief) Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, Ridgeland, MS. For Defendant-Appellant Charles Bolton: Marc N. Garber, The Garber Law Firm, P.C., Marietta, GA. For amicus curiae National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; in support of Defendants-Appellants: Joshua L. Dratel, Joshua L. Dratel, P.C., New York, NY, for amicus curiae New York Council of Defense Lawyers; Laura Grossfield Birger and Rachel B. Kane, Cooley LLP, New York, NY.
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