No. 223, Docket No. 96-1494.

158 F.3d 662 (1998)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Christopher BARNES, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided October 21, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brian E. Spears, Bridgeport, CT (Shelley R. Sadin, Zeldes, Needle & Cooper, P.C., Bridgeport, CT, of counsel), for Defendant-Appellant.

Joseph W. Martini, Assistant United States Attorney, Bridgeport, CT (Christopher F. Droney, United States Attorney, New Haven, CT, Robert M. Appleton, Assistant United States Attorney, Bridgeport, CT, of counsel), for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before: MESKILL and JACOBS, Circuit Judges, and KORMAN, District Judge.

KORMAN, District Judge:

Christopher Barnes was named in Count Twenty-Seven of a thirty-three-count indictment arising out of the prosecution of the most significant members of the Latin Kings street gang, an enterprise that was engaged "in narcotics trafficking, murder, and other acts of violence." The indictment begins by narrating in extensive detail the background and history of the Latin Kings and its "Connecticut chapter...

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