EPSOM v. HALL, 02-2222
A habeas petition brought under 28 U.S.C. section 2254 is denied over claims of ineffective assistance of counsel, where defense counsel's decision to not have defendant testify was not incompetent and did not likely alter the outcome.
- Decided 05/29/2003
- Published 05/29/2003
BOUDIN, Chief Judge., Before BOUDIN, Chief Judge, LYNCH and HOWARD, Circuit Judges.
United States First Circuit
Robert L. Sheketoff, for petitioner.
James J. Arguin, Assistant Attorney General, with whom Thomas F. Reilly, Attorney General, was on brief for respondent.