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.
- Decided 02/25/2002
- Published 02/25/2002
- GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, JOLLY and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- 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.