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No new trial where recantation of testimony was not credible (access required)

A defendant was not entitled to a new trial on the basis of an affidavit claiming that one of the government’s witnesses admitted that his testimony at the trial was false because the witness denied recanting the testimony, the affiant later admitted that the claims in the affidavit were not true and the defendant had ...