RITTENHOUSE v. BATTLES, 00-3461
Where the jury instructions as a whole properly informed the jury in a criminal trial about its role, counsel's failure to object to some ambiguous instructions was not so egregious that reasonable jurists would find it to be incorrect.
- Argued 04/12/2001
- Decided 08/27/2001
- Published 08/27/2001
- KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and MANION and KANNE, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Michael B. Metnick,Scott A. Sabin (argued), Metnick, Cherry & Frazier, Springfield, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Colleen M. Griffin (argued), Office of the Atty. Gen., Chicago, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.