United States District Court, N.D. Illinois
May 18, 2004.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CARLTON McINTOSH, Defendants
The opinion of the court was delivered by: JAMES MORAN, Senior District Judge
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
Defendant has moved to exclude various records purportedly generated at
the Salvation Army Community Correctional Center in Chicago. He
recognizes that business records are generally admissible but contends
these are inadmissible because they are untrustworthy and contain
inadmissible self-serving statements. But that is a matter best decided
at trial. The government must lay a proper foundation, and if it fails to
do so, if the records are untrustworthy or contain inadmissible
information, then they will not be admitted. But for now, the motion is
The government moves to exclude evidence relating to a discipline
hearing. It may well be, as the government contends, that the results of
that hearing are untrustworthy and should not be admitted. But again,
that is a matter that can best be determined at trial, which after all,
is a bench trial. That motion is, for now, denied.
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