US v. WILLIAMS, 03-3006
The apprehending officers should not have been allowed to testify as to statements made by non-testifying complaining witnesses; remanded for a determination of whether defense counsel's performance was constitutionally ineffective for failure to object to the admission of these out-of-court statements.
- Argued 01/13/2004
- Decided 02/24/2004
- Published 02/24/2004
Before: EDWARDS and ROBERTS, Circuit Judges, and WILLIAMS, Senior Circuit Judge.
Sandra G. Roland, Assistant Federal Public Defender, argued the cause for appellant. With her on the briefs was A. J. Kramer, Federal Public Defender. Neil H. Jaffee, Assistant Federal Public Defender, entered an appearance.
John P. Gidez, Assistant U.S. Attorney, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief were Roscoe C. Howard, Jr., U.S. Attorney, and John R. Fisher, Elizabeth Trosman, and Susan B. Menzer, Assistant U.S. Attorneys.