United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. ANIFOWOSHE, 01-1761

In appeal from bank and mail fraud convictions, district court did not err in 1) admitting evidence of a prior state theft conviction, and 2) allowing a non-expert to testify as to similarity of handwriting, where defendant opened the door to such testimony.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/09/2002
  • Published 10/09/2002


  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before:  FLAUM, Chief Judge, and BAUER and MANION, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Akeem Anifowoshe, Federal Correctional Institution, Allenwood (Low), White Deer, PA, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Debra Riggs Bonamici (argued), Office of U.S. Atty., Criminal Div., Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Dean A. Strang, Brian P. Mullins (argued), Federal Defender Services of Eastern Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.