United States Seventh Circuit

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BOSS v. PIERCE, 98-3665

For purposes of determining whether evidence was suppressed in violation of Brady, a witness' knowledge is not like a document, so a defense witness' statement may not be otherwise available to the defendant through the exercise of reasonable diligence.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/18/2000
  • Decided 08/31/2001
  • Published 08/31/2001

Judges

  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and RIPPLE, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Frederick F. Cohn (argued), Chicago, IL, for Petitioners-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Adrian Barrio, Deborah L. Ahlstrand, Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Respondents-Appellees.