R 0160028Z JAN 84
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89A-250)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) (ROUTINE)
SAN JUAN (ROUTINE)
RYMUR; MAJOR CASE 16
In the matter of the United States vs. Larry Layton, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied defense request for stay of mandate, which in essence clears way for new trial. Hearing has been set in San Francisco, February 21, 1984 to hear motions and to set new trial date. Realistic estimation for retrial would be a late summer 1984. Bureau and State Department will be kept advised on a continuing basis.
United States Attorney Joseph P. Russoniello, San Francisco desires AUSA [Michael] Nerney and SA Don Hale to travel to Georgetown, Port Kaituma and Jonestown during the later part of March 1974. Specific request for travel as well as an itinerary will be submitted
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at a later date. San Francisco will coordinate visit with FBI San Juan.
The Bureau is requested to relay to United [States] State Department, Bureau of Consulate Affairs, CA/SI/CCS, attention: [name deleted].