United States Seventh Circuit

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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/25/2001
  • Published 10/25/2001

Judges

  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, EASTERBROOK, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.