No. 09-1527.

642 F.3d 43 (2011)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Patrick GOMES, a/k/a Pistol, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided April 13, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George F. Gormley , by appointment of the court, with whom Stephen P. Super and George F. Gormley, P.C. were on brief for appellant.

Kelly Begg Lawrence , Assistant United States Attorney, with whom Carmen M. Ortiz , United States Attorney, was on brief for appellee.

Before BOUDIN, Circuit Judge, SOUTER, Associate Justice, and SELYA, Circuit Judge.

BOUDIN, Circuit Judge.

Patrick Gomes was convicted in October 2008 on one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine base, 21 U.S.C. § 846 (2006), and two counts of distribution of cocaine base within a thousand feet of a school and/or aiding and abetting such distribution, 18 U.S.C. § 2 (2006); 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 860. On this appeal, Gomes claims that the prosecutor engaged in witness vouching on cross-examination and in closing. Some understanding...

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