US v. ROGERS, 01-2097
Prosecution's opening statement misstatement the law and defense counsel's reliance on the mis-statement in mounting the defense does not entitle the defendant to a jury charge which contains legal error.
- Decided 10/25/2001
- Published 10/25/2001
- EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, EASTERBROOK, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- David E. Bindi (Argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Division, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Patrick A. Tuite (Argued), Arnstein & Lehr, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.