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PEOPLE v. ADKINS, D037784

Defendant was not denied the effective assistance of counsel where trial counsel failed 1) to present the testimony of an independent pathologist to refute time of death and a blood spatter expert's testimony, and 2) to present evidence that it was counsel's fault that he missed two scheduled surrender dates.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/06/2002
  • Published 11/19/2002

Judges

  • HUFFMAN, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Allen R. Bloom, San Diego, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Barry J.T. Carlton and Gary W. Brozio, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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