United States Seventh Circuit

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LEWIS v. PETERSON, 00-3040

The rule of Bousley v. US, 523 U.S. 614 (1998), is not limited to the case in which a dropped or otherwise forgone charge was more serious, rather than as or more serious, than the charge to which a habeas petitioner pleaded guilty.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/09/2003
  • Decided 05/27/2003
  • Published 05/27/2003


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and POSNER and KANNE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • John C. Thomure, Jr.,Juan S. Ramirez (argued), Timothy M. Hansen (argued), Michael, Best & Friedrich, Milwaukee, WI, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas A. Keith (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Peoria, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.