United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. BOGAN, 00-2269; 00-2723

F. R. Evidence 701 allows lay witness opinion testimony where it would be helpful to the jury even if there is a danger that the jury might rely on the witness' testimony without coming to its own conclusion.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/10/2001
  • Decided 09/25/2001
  • Published 09/25/2001


  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, ROVNER, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Peggy A. Lautenschlager,David E. Jones (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for United States of America., Robert A. Thorson (argued), Chippewa Falls, WI, for Tony Calhoun., Daniel L. Mohs (argued), St. Louis, MO, for Mark Bogan.