United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. Katz, 08-2341

In a prosecution for possession of firearm by a felon, district court's denial of defendant's motions for judgment of acquittal and for a new trial is reversed and remanded for the district court to enter a judgment of acquittal on the felon-in-possession count as the evidence was not sufficient to support the verdict.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 02/13/2009
  • Decided 09/22/2009
  • Published 09/22/2009


  • ROVNER, Circuit Judge., Before KANNE, ROVNER, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Elly M. Peirson, Office of the United States Attorney, Springfield, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., George F. Taseff, Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.