United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. FERRON, 03-1911

Judge committed harmless error in applying Federal Rules of Evidence to exclude testimony at a sentencing hearing. The evidence, which contributed nothing to the process, was in fact considered by the court.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/11/2003
  • Decided 02/09/2004
  • Published 02/09/2004


  • BAUER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Kelly B. Watzka (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., William U. Burke (argued), Brian P. Mullins, Federal Defender Services of Eastern Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.