United States Seventh Circuit

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Charlton v. Davis, 05-2029

Grant of habeas corpus petition is reversed where the district court misinterpreted the applicable law regarding jury instructions and found that the defendant was entitled to an instruction regarding "accident" when the law did not grant such an entitlement.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/30/2005
  • Decided 02/28/2006
  • Published 02/28/2006


  • TERENCE T. EVANS, Circuit Judge., Before ROVNER, WOOD, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Troy B. Klyber (argued), Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellee., Andrew K. Kobe (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Indianapolis, IN, for Respondent-Appellee.