United States Fifth Circuit

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DANIEL v. COCKRELL, 00-20624

Defense counsel's assurance, that a particular judge would be the sentencing judge if the defendant were to plead guilty, lacked the requisite certainty as to an actual sentencing benefit to render the defendant's plea involuntary.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/25/2002
  • Published 02/25/2002

Judges

  • GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, JOLLY and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • George McCall Secrest, Jr. (argued), Ken J. McLean, Houston, TX, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Robert Brooks Moore, Asst. Atty. Gen. (argued), Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee.