United States v. Razzoli, No. 13-126(L) (2d Cir. Dec. 23, 2013) (Raggi, Chin, and Droney) (summary order), available here
Convicted of willfully and forcibly interfering with the performance of duties of Deputy United States Marshals, the defendant appealed pro se. The Court rejected all eight of his arguments:
First, the district court properly denied the defendant’s motion to recall prosecution witnesses for further cross-examination because he had a full opportunity to cross-examine during the government’s case and offered no explanation for failing to question the witnesses more fully at that time.
Second, the district court properly rejected the defendant’s motion for a new trial based on the alleged destruction of evidence. The defendant did not identify what evidence was destroyed or why he was entitled to a new trial.
Third, trial counsel was not ineffective for not filing an interlocutory appeal from the district court’s denial of his…