R 182336Z AUG 82
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89A-250) (P) (SQ. 10)
TO DIRECTOR FBI (89A-4286) (ROUTINE)
SAN JUAN (ROUTINE)
RYMUR, MAJOR CASE 16.
Re prosecutive status, United States vs. Layton and San Francisco teletype to Director and San Juan, dated April 23, 1982.
On September 13, 1982, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth District, San Francisco, California (three-judge panel) will hear oral arguments on government’s motion to reverse evidentiary matters denied by trial judge.
Appellate decision would be forthcoming approximately 30 to 60 days thereafter. Probability of further appeals likely, which in effect would postpone trial indefinitely.
San Juan is requested to relay above to American Embassy
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Georgetown, and advise Government Guiana [Guyana] (prosecutor’s office – Guiana Police Department) and also US Consul, Richard Dwyer, Martinique on next liaison contact.
Bureau is requested to relay to US State Department; Bureau of Consular Affairs, CA/SI/CC, ARA, attention: [name deleted].