SOFFAR v. DRETKE, 98-20385
Death row inmate's conviction and sentence are constitutionally infirm by virtue of defense counsel's ineffectiveness. (Revised opinion)
- Decided 04/21/2004
- Published 05/19/2004
- DeMOSS, Circuit Judge:, Before EMILIO M. GARZA, DeMOSS and DENNIS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- James Howard Schropp (argued), Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, DC, for Petitioner-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Gena Blount Bunn, Asst. Atty. Gen. (argued), Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee.