No. 1190, Docket 89-6299.

906 F.2d 919 (1990)

UNITED STATES of America, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Mikelis KIRSTEINS, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided June 27, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ronnie L. Edelman, Washington, D.C. (Neal M. Sher, Bruce J. Einhorn, Office of Sp. Investigations, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., U.S. Atty., N.D.N.Y., William F. Larkin, Asst. U.S. Atty., Syracuse, N.Y., of counsel), for petitioner-appellant.

Donald J. Martin, Syracuse, N.Y. (Martin & Martin, Syracuse, N.Y., of counsel), for respondent-appellee.

Before KAUFMAN, FEINBERG and WINTER, Circuit Judges.

WINTER, Circuit Judge:

This appeal arises from a civil denaturalization proceeding. The government brought this interlocutory appeal under 28 U.S.C. § 1292(b) (1988) to overturn Judge McAvoy's suppression of statements made by appellee Mikelis Kirsteins. The statements in question were made to Justice Department attorneys in the course of an interview requested by the government. The district court found that a combination of factors — Kirsteins' culturally...

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