United States Fifth Circuit

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BROWN v. CAIN, 02-30231

Because there was a strong stragic reason for failing to move to quash a grand jury indictment on the ground that the process of selecting the grand jury foreperson was racially biased, habeas petitioner's trial counsel did not render ineffective assistance.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/21/2003
  • Published 07/21/2003

Judges

  • W. EUGENE DAVIS, Circuit Judge:, Before DAVIS, HALL and EMILIO M. GARZA, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Rebecca L. Hudsmith, Federal Public Defender (argued), Lafayette, LA, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • John Michael Ruddick (argued), Monroe, LA, for Respondent-Appellee.