47 F.3d 72 (2nd Cir. 1995), 352, United States v. Ganci

Docket Nº:352, Docket 94-1118.
Citation:47 F.3d 72
Party Name:UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Giuseppe GANCI, Salvatore Catalano, Joseph Lamberti, Salvatore Mazzurco, Giovanni Ligammari, Cesare Bonventre, Baldassare Amato, Onofrio Catalano, Vincenzo Randazzo, Pietro Alfano, Emanuele Palazzola, Samuel Evola, Vito Badalamenti, Faro Lupo, Giuseppe Trupiano, Giuseppe Vitale, Giuseppe Soresi, Lorenzo Devard
Case Date:February 07, 1995
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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47 F.3d 72 (2nd Cir. 1995)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee,

v.

Giuseppe GANCI, Salvatore Catalano, Joseph Lamberti,

Salvatore Mazzurco, Giovanni Ligammari, Cesare Bonventre,

Baldassare Amato, Onofrio Catalano, Vincenzo Randazzo,

Pietro Alfano, Emanuele Palazzola, Samuel Evola, Vito

Badalamenti, Faro Lupo, Giuseppe Trupiano, Giuseppe Vitale,

Giuseppe Soresi, Lorenzo Devardo, Giovanni Cangialosi,

Adriano Corti, Philip Salamone, Salvatore Salamone,

Salvatore Greco, Rosario Dispenza, Franco Della Torre,

Leonardo Greco, Olivero Tognoli, Phillip Matassa, Salvatore

Miniati, Frank Castronovo, Gaetano Mazzara, Calogero

Lauricella, Francesco Polizzi, Benito Zito, Filippo

Casamento, Giuseppe Baldinucci, Vito Roberto Palazzolo, and

Salvatore Lamberti, Defendants,

Gaetano Badalamenti, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 352, Docket 94-1118.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

February 7, 1995

Argued Jan. 3, 1995.

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Lawrence H. Schoenbach, New York City, for defendant-appellant.

Andrew C. McCarthy, Asst. U.S. Atty., S.D.N.Y. New York (Alexandra Rebay, Asst. U.S. Atty., Mary Jo White, U.S. Atty., S.D.N.Y., of counsel), for appellee.

Before: WINTER, MAHONEY, and JACOBS, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM:

Gaetano Badalamenti appeals from the partial denial by Judge Leval of his motion for reduction of sentence pursuant to former Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 35(a). Familiarity with our opinion in Badalamenti's direct appeal, United States v. Casamento, 887 F.2d 1141 (2d Cir.1989), cert. denied, 493 U.S. 1081, 110 S.Ct. 1138, 107 L.Ed.2d 1043 (1990), is assumed.

Badalamenti was initially sentenced in 1987 to a term of fifteen years and a fine of $25,000 for violating 21 U.S.C. Sec. 846 by conspiring to distribute narcotics, and to a term of forty-five years and a fine of $100,000 for violating 21 U.S.C. Sec. 848 by conducting a continuing criminal enterprise ("CCE"). The district court initially imposed concurrent terms of imprisonment and cumulative fines, but in response to Badalamenti's motion, it amended the sentence on the conspiracy count to reflect that the $25,000 fine imposed would run concurrently with the $100,000 fine on the continuing criminal enterprise count. On appeal, Badalamenti contends that it violates the Double Jeopardy Clause to enter judgment and impose even a...

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