696 Fed.Appx. 22 (2nd Cir. 2017), 16-2074-cr, United States v. Rawlins

Docket Nº:16-2074-cr
Citation:696 Fed.Appx. 22
Party Name:UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Steven RAWLINS, Defendant-Appellant.
Attorney:FOR APPELLEE: Andrew DeFlippis (Karl Metzner, on the brief) for Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim, New York, NY. FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT: Steven Gary Brill (James Healy, on the brief) Sullivan & Brill, LLP, New York, NY.
Judge Panel:PRESENT: John M. Walker, Jr., José A. Cabranes, Reena Raggi, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:August 22, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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696 Fed.Appx. 22 (2nd Cir. 2017)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee,

v.

Steven RAWLINS, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 16-2074-cr

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

August 22, 2017

         Editorial Note:

         This case was not selected for publication in the Federal Reporter and Not to be Cited as Precedent. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

         RULINGS BY SUMMARY ORDER DO NOT HAVE PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. CITATION TO A SUMMARY ORDER FILED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007, IS PERMITTED AND IS GOVERNED BY FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND THIS COURT'S LOCAL RULE 32.1.1. WHEN CITING A SUMMARY ORDER IN A DOCUMENT FILED WITH THIS COURT, A PARTY MUST CITE EITHER THE FEDERAL APPENDIX OR AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE (WITH THE NOTATION “SUMMARY ORDER”). A PARTY CITING TO A SUMMARY ORDER MUST SERVE A COPY OF IT ON ANY PARTY NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL.

          Appeal from the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Alison J. Nathan, Judge ).

          UPON CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the

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judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED.

         FOR APPELLEE: Andrew DeFlippis (Karl Metzner, on the brief) for Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim, New York, NY.

         FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT: Steven Gary Brill (James Healy, on the brief) Sullivan & Brill, LLP, New York, NY.

         PRESENT: John M. Walker, Jr., José A. Cabranes, Reena Raggi, Circuit Judges.

         SUMMARY ORDER

         Defendant-appellant Steven Rawlins appeals the June 21, 2016 judgment of the district court, finding him guilty of one count with wire fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. § § 1343 and 2, following a two-week jury trial. The district court principally sentenced Rawlins to 108 months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered Rawlins to pay restitution in the amount of $12,203,209.70.

         On appeal, Rawlins primarily argues that the district court: (1) abused its discretion in denying his request to cross-examine Mr. Sharpe on his extramarital affair; (2) abused its discretion in denying his request to cross-examine...

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