No. 22-1643.

83 F.4th 79 (2023)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Edgardo QUIRÓS-MORALES, a/k/a Sealed Defendant 8, a/k/a Quirito, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

October 4, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Marie Killmond , with whom Amelia T.R. Starr , Sharon Katz , Kennedi Williams-Libert , and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, were on brief, for appellant.

Sofia M. Vickery , Attorney, Appellate Section, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, with whom Kenneth A. Polite, Jr. , Assistant Attorney General, Lisa H. Miller , Deputy Assistant Attorney General, W. Stephen Muldrow , United States Attorney, Mariana E. Bauzá-Almonte , Assistant United States Attorney, Chief, Appellate Division, and Thomas F. Klumper , Assistant United States Attorney, Senior Appellate Counsel, were on brief, for appellee.

Before Montecalvo, Selya, and Lynch, Circuit Judges.

As the name implies, courts of appeals are courts of review. A judicial system — like the federal judicial system — functions best when the constituent courts within that system stay in their own lanes. So when a factbound determination is committed to the discretion of the district court, the court of appeals...

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