Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
John K. Mehochko , Attorney, Linda L. Mullen (argued), Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Rock Island, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
George F. Taseff (argued), Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
Before FLAUM and TINDER, Circuit Judges, and THARP, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
TINDER, Circuit Judge.
The United States brings this interlocutory appeal from a district court order suppressing statements made by the defendant, Casey Darrel Hunter, to two law enforcement officers who were interrogating him. The district court granted Hunter's motion to suppress because it found that Hunter had unambiguously invoked his right to counsel before the interrogation with these officers had begun. We agree with the district court that Hunter had unambiguously...
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