US v. Lilly, 06-2613
Denial of an inmate's habeas petition based upon ineffective assistance of counsel is affirmed where there was sufficient evidence for a jury to have convicted defendant, and therefore no prejudice to defendant resulted from heeding his attorney's advice to waive a jury trial.
- Argued 04/15/2008
- Decided 07/28/2008
- Published 07/28/2008
- Before: AMBRO, FISHER, and MICHEL, Circuit Judges.
- United States Third Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Lisa B. Freeland, Esquire, (Argued), Federal Public Defender, Office of Federal Public Defender, Pittsburgh, PA, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Mary Beth Buchanan, United States Attorney, Kelly R. Labby, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Robert L. Eberhardt, (Argued), Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Pittsburgh, PA, for Appellee.