No. 91-2480NE.

971 F.2d 89 (1992)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. James EDGAR, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided July 9, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James Edgar, Lincoln, Neb., argued (Patrick T. O'Brien, on the brief), for appellant.

Counsel who presented argument on behalf of the appellee was Steven Arthur Russell, Lincoln, Neb., argued (Ronald D. Lahners and Steven A. Russel, argued on the brief), for appellee.

Before RICHARD S. ARNOLD, Chief Judge, HEANEY, Senior Circuit Judge, and MAGILL, Circuit Judge.

MAGILL, Circuit Judge.

James M. Edgar appeals the sentence imposed by the district court after a jury found him guilty of bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud. We reverse and remand.


Edgar's conviction for bankruptcy fraud stemmed from his legal representation of Peter Salter. Salter was the owner of Duplitech Corporation, a copying and printing business. Although Duplitech had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in...

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