United States Seventh Circuit

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U.S. v. Sidwell, 05-2189

Conviction for possession of a firearm by a felon is affirmed where: 1) a sworn affidavit established probable cause in support of warrant to search defendant's apartment; 2) the executing officer's reliance on the warrant was in good faith; and 3) there was no reason to re-examine decisions upholding the constitutionality of the violated statute.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/14/2005
  • Decided 03/10/2006
  • Published 03/10/2006


  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, EVANS and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Paul W. Connell (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Alan G. Habermehl (argued), Kelly & Habermehl, Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.