United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. WILSON, 01-3014

Defendant's claim of a Fifth Amendment violation will not be considered on the merits where he exercised his constitutional right to refrain from introducing certain evidence at trial, and cannot now attack a potential introduction of evidence by the government in response to his potential testimony.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/14/2002
  • Decided 10/03/2002
  • Published 10/03/2002


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., BEFORE:  POSNER, RIPPLE, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Sean M. Berkowitz (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Division, Appellate Section, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Mary Higgins Judge (argued), Office of the Federal Defender Program, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.