Making a Cheek Good Faith "Defense" Without Testifying

In United States v. Kokenis , ___ F.3d ___, 2011 U.S. App. 23370 (7th Cir. 2011), here , the Seventh Circuit affirmed a conviction, although the Court rejected the trial court's notion that the defendant must testify -- thereby waiving his Fifth Amendment privilege and subjecting himself to cross...

Making a Cheek Good Faith "Defense" Without Testifying

In United States v. Kokenis , ___ F.3d ___, 2011 U.S. App. 23370 (7th Cir. 2011), here , the Seventh Circuit affirmed a conviction, although the Court rejected the trial court's notion that the defendant must testify -- thereby waiving his Fifth Amendment privilege and subjecting himself to cross...