Serial 2712

R 300235Z JUL 85
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P) (SQD 7)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) (ROUTINE)
SAN JUAN (ROUTINE) (VIA FBIHQ)
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR, MAJOR CASE 16; 00: SF.

Re San Francisco tel dated February 19, 1985.

On July 29, 1985, US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, upheld judge’s original ruling to exclude the “last hour tape” in the retrial of Larry Layton.

US Attorney, San Francisco, advised he will announce later this week government’s intention concerning possible retrial. It is expected that court hearing will be scheduled within 30 days to set trial date.

FBIHQ and San Juan will be kept apprised of developments.

The Bureau is requested to relay the above to the U.S. State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs, CA/SI/CCS, attention [name deleted].

BT

Originally posted on November 18th, 2020.

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