No. 93-7236.

64 F.3d 844 (1995)

UNITED STATES of America; Government of the Virgin Islands v. Edwin VELASQUEZ, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Decided August 31, 1995.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael A. Joseph (Argued), Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, for appellant.

W. Ronald Jennings, United States Attorney, James R. Fitzner (Argued), Assistant U.S. Attorney, Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, for appellees.

Before: BECKER, NYGAARD and ROTH, Circuit Judges.


ROTH, Circuit Judge:

In this appeal, defendant, Edwin Velasquez, challenges the district court's exclusion of the expert witness he proffered to testify on his behalf on the subject of handwriting analysis and the lack of standards in that field of expertise. Velasquez was convicted on six counts of drug related offenses, including Count VIII, engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. He appeals only his conviction on Count VIII...

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