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Thomas Gioeli's Motion to Set Aside the Verdict

Thomas Gioeli's Motion to Set Aside the Verdict

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Thomas Gioeli's Motion to Set Aside the Verdict and grant a New Trial in light of Brady violations committed by the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. This motion is brought in light of new evidence of a confession to the murder of Frank "Chestnut" Marasa.
Thomas Gioeli's Motion to Set Aside the Verdict and grant a New Trial in light of Brady violations committed by the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. This motion is brought in light of new evidence of a confession to the murder of Frank "Chestnut" Marasa.

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 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTEASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -------------------------------------------------------xUNITED STATES OF AMERICA,-against- Case No. 08-cr-240 (S-6) (BMC)THOMAS GIOELI,
et al.
,Defendant.-------------------------------------------------------x
MOTION TO SET ASIDE THE VERDICT
Dated: New York, New York August 2, 2013LAW OFFICES OF ADAM D. PERLMUTTER, P.C.260 Madison Avenue, Suite 1800 New York, NY 10016Tel: (212) 679-1990Fax: (888) 679-0585Attorneys for Thomas Gioeli
 
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Table of Contents
Introduction.........................................................................................................................1
Relevant Factual Background.............................................................................................2
A.Pre-Trial...........................................................................................................................................2B.DuringTrial.....................................................................................................................................4C.Post-Trial..........................................................................................................................................8
 Argument..........................................................................................................................10
A.TheNon-disclosureofExculpatoryEvidenceViolatedGioeli'sDueProcessRightsandtheVerdictShouldbeVacated......................................................................101.LegalStandard.......................................................................................................................102.TheGovernmenthadActualorConstructiveKnowledgeof'sStatements,andSuppressedthem...............................................................................133.TheSuppressedMaterialsareExculpatoryforGioeliandImpeachingoftheGovernment'sKeyWitness,andtheFailuretoTimelyDisclosetheInformationResultedinActualPrejudiceagainstGioeli...............................................................15B.TheRecordingsConstituteNewlyDiscoveredEvidenceWarrantingaNewTrial............................................................171.LegalStandard.......................................................................................................................172.TheInformationintheRecordingsDirectlyRelatestoGioeli'sDefenseandwouldLikelyHaveResultedinaDifferentVerdict........................................................................................18C.GioeliRequestsaHearingtoDeterminewhenGovernmentAgentsCommunicatedthisInformationtotheProsecution.................................................................................20
 
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D.GioeliRequestsanOrderRequiringtheGovernmenttoDiscloseallMaterialsRelatedtoAnthonyBasileandAnthonyKenny..........................................................20E.GioeliJoinsSaracino'sMotions............................................................................................21
Conclusion........................................................................................................................22

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