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APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICO [Hon. Jos� Antonio Fust�, U.S. District Judge]

Appellant Manuel Gonz�lez-Soberal was tried before a jury and convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute multiple kilograms of cocaine as well as distribution of eight, nineteen, and twenty-nine kilograms of cocaine on three occasions. The government’s case against Gonz�lez rested entirely on the testimony of two cooperating witnesses, William Negr�n Zapata and Willy Maya Acosta.

Gonz�lez brings this appeal challenging the denial of a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. � 2255. His primary claim is that his trial counsel provided ineffective assistance of counsel by failing to use two pieces of documentary evidence with which to impeach the government’s chief witnesses, Negr�n and Maya. *fn1 We vacate the denial of the writ and remand for further consideration of this issue by the district court.

 
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