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US v. Williams, No. 08-1470

By FindLaw Staff on August 04, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Convictions for armed bank robbery and other crimes are reversed and remanded where: 1) the district court abused its discretion in denying defendants' motion for a continuance as the record shows no reason to deny a continuance and several compelling reasons to grant one, and the defendants suffered actual prejudice from the denial; and 2) any error in admitting certain expert evidence was harmless.

Read US v. Williams, No. 08-1470

Appellate Information
Appeals from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division.
Argued: November 4, 2008
Decided: August 4, 2009

Before POSNER, WOOD, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by WOOD, Circuit Judge.

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