IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
January 8, 2007
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
RICHARD PITTMAN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, District Judge
Before the Court is a Motions for Disclosure of Rule 404(b) Evidence, filed by defendant John Frost (Doc. 288), requesting the Court enter an order requiring the Government to provide advance notice to each Defendant of whether it intends to introduce Rule 404(b) evidence (other crimes, wrongs or acts) during trial regarding each particular Defendant. Advance notice is sought for purposes of determining whether these Defendants may file motions in limine or otherwise shape their defenses for trial.
The Court hereby GRANTS the Motion (Docs. 288). As such, the Government is hereby ORDERED to:
(1) Disclose and provide to defendant John Frost's attorney any and all evidence the Government intends to offer under Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b) regarding John Frost by Wednesday, January 10, 2007 (and maintain future compliance with the Rule).*fn1
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David RHerndon United States District Judge