On appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit relied on its own precedent, which held that escape is per se potentially violent, and affirmed the district court. The appellate court, however, expressed at least some doubt that escapes of this kind are inherently dangerous and suggested that a study be done to determine the likelihood of violence during non-custodial escapes. See: United States v. Chambers, 473 F.3d 724 (7th Cir. 2007).
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United States v. Chambers
|Cite||473 F.3d 724 (7th Cir. 2007)|
|Level||Court of Appeals|