Docket No. 04-1956-CR.

407 F.3d 118 (2005)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Evelyn GONZALEZ, Defendant-Appellant, Rafael Guzman-Castillo and Arquimedes Morban, Defendants.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided May 3, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Martin R. Stolar, New York City, for Appellant.

Jonathan S. Abernethy, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, New York City (David N. Kelley, United States Attorney, Sharon L. McCarthy, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, New York City, of counsel), for Appellee.

Before: MESKILL, CALABRESI and WESLEY, Circuit Judges.

MESKILL, Circuit Judge.

Defendant-Appellant Evelyn Gonzalez was convicted following a jury trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Duffy, J., of participating in a conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841 and 846. On appeal, Gonzalez seeks a new trial, arguing that the district court improperly precluded jury instructions on the defense of coercion or duress and the single...

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