Friday, May 10, 2013

Seventh Circuit -- USA v. Michael Roux

Judge appropriately limited evidence as to prior bad acts to motive and identity.

Uncharged nature of prior bad acts not dispositive.

Arrest photos admissible for purposes of identifying deft in crime photos.

Prosc reference to jail telephone calls not grounds for mistrial.

Cross of deft did not implicate right to remain silent.

USA v.   Michael Roux
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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