IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
May 18, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
STEVEN RAY MORELAND, DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 18th day of May, 2010, upon consideration of defendant Moreland's motions (Docs. 95, 97) in limine,*fn1 wherein Moreland requests that the court give jury instructions at trial regarding entrapment and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute,*fn2 and upon further consideration of the government's response (Doc. 103) to Moreland's motion, wherein the government requests that the court defer its decision as to whether the proposed instructions are proper until evidence is introduced at trial, (id. at 3), and upon further consideration of the order of court dated October 1, 2009 (Doc. 44), wherein the court directed each party to "submit requests for charge at the beginning of its case in chief unless otherwise allowed or directed by the court," (Doc. 44 ¶ 17), and the court concluding that the motions (Doc. 95, 97) which Moreland submitted as motions in limine essentially amount to a request for certain points for charge, it is hereby ORDERED that Moreland's motions (Docs. 95, 97) are DENIED without prejudice to his right to request points for charge at the appropriate juncture.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge