Nos. 02-2505, 02-2506.

407 F.3d 492 (2005)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Jose R. VAZQUEZ GUADALUPE; Victor J. Pacheco-Diaz, Defendants, Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided May 18, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

J. Michael McGuinness, with whom The McGuiness Law Firm was on brief, for appellant Pacheco-Diaz.

Ignacio Fernández de Lahongrais on brief, for appellant Vázquez Guadalupe.

German A. Rieckehoff, Assistant United States Attorney, with whom Nelson Pérez-Sosa, Assistant United States Attorney, Senior Appellate Attorney, and H.S. Garcia, United States Attorney, were on brief, for appellee.

Before SELYA, LYNCH, and LIPEZ, Circuit Judges.

LYNCH, Circuit Judge.

Defendants present arguments to vacate criminal convictions where the prosecution introduced Spanish language audio tapes containing evidence of the defendants' criminal activity. The issues raised here concerning compliance with the Court Reporter Act, 28 U.S.C. § 753(b), and the Jones Act, 48 U.S.C. § 864, have been resolved by our decision in United States v. Morales-Madera, 352 F.3d 1 (1st...

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