No. 97-1413.

140 F.3d 453 (1998)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Richard William YOUNG, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided April 6, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark J. Stein, New York City (Michael S. McGarry, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York City, on the brief), for defendant-appellant.

Marc L. Mukasey, Asst. U.S. Atty., New York City (Mary Jo White, U.S. Atty., Dietrich L. Snell, Asst. U.S. Atty., New York City, on the brief), for appellee.

Before: NEWMAN and CABRANES, Circuit Judges, and SQUATRITO, District Judge.

JON O. NEWMAN, Circuit Judge:

This appeal presents a narrow issue of trial procedure concerning the handling of a jury request made during the course of deliberations. The precise issue is whether the District Court may accept a jury verdict, returned one hour after the jury's request to have part of the charge read back, without responding to, or otherwise inquiring concerning, the jury's request. The appeal also requires...

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