United States Seventh Circuit

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BUNN v. CONLEY, 99-2658

The district court erred in construing defendant's action as a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, where defendant filed an action for declaratory relief to prevent the warden from notifying local law enforcement personnel upon his release of the fact that he was convicted of a crime of violence.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/11/2002
  • Decided 10/31/2002
  • Published 10/31/2002


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, DIANE P. WOOD, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Cristina C. Tilley (argued), Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Gerald A. Coraz (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Indianapolis, IN, for Respondent-Appellee.