United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. MATCHOPATOW, 01-1236

Where the judge imposes a greater sentence than the government recommends and the government did not breach the terms of the plea agreement, the defendant's waiver of his right to appeal is binding and valid.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 06/07/2001
  • Decided 08/03/2001
  • Published 08/03/2001


  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, EASTERBROOK, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas P. Schneider, Mario Gonzales (agued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., James Redholz (argued), Milwaukee, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.