Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
George E. Schumacher, Federal Public Defender, David G. Rothey, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Pittsburgh, Pa., for appellant.
Charles D. Sheehy, Acting U.S. Atty., Robert R. Leight, Asst. U.S. Atty., Pittsburgh, Pa., for appellee.
Before SLOVITER, GREENBERG and ROSENN, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Submitted Under Third Circuit Rule 12(6) October 2, 1989.
OPINION OF THE COURT
SLOVITER, Circuit Judge.
Appellant James P. McNeill appeals from his conviction following a jury trial of violation of 18 U.S.C. § 373(a), knowingly soliciting a person to commit a crime of violence, in this case the murder of McNeill's parole officer.
Because the offense took place after November 1, 1987, the Sentencing Reform Act was used in...
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