United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. WHITLEY, 00-3153

Where law enforcement officers' submit a false affidavit in support of a warrant request, and claim to not recall the source of erroneous information, the lack of recollection was merely an excuse for the intentional or reckless inclusion of false information into the affidavit.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/16/2001
  • Decided 04/30/2001
  • Published 04/30/2001


  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, POSNER and COFFEY, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Frances C. Hulin,David E. Risley (argued), Office of the U.S. Attorney, Springfield, IL, for plaintiff-appellee., Ronald J. Stone (argued), Stratton, Giganti, Stone & Kopec, Springfield, IL, for defendant-appellant.
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