Nos. 81-3023, 81-3022.

683 F.2d 143 (1982)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Joseph ELKINS and Dyeatra Carter, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided July 9, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James R. Willis, Cleveland, Ohio, for defendants-appellants.

James R. Williams, U. S. Atty., Terry W. Lehmann, Robert Steinberg, Asst. U. S. Attys., Cincinnati, Ohio, for plaintiff-appellees.

Before EDWARDS, Chief Judge, BROWN, Senior Circuit Judge and COHN, District Judge.


Appellants Elkins and Carter were convicted after jury trial in 1977 on multiple counts concerning a massive racketeering conspiracy involving, among other crimes, the possession and sale of heroin. They were each sentenced to a total of 82 years' imprisonment.

A panel of this court reversed their convictions based principally on its construction of the term "enterprise" contained...

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