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Harrison v. Quarterman, 04-11188

Denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus from a conviction and mandatory life sentence for sexual assault is vacated pursuant to a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel based on trial counsel's failure to interview a key witness and call him as a witness at trial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/14/2007
  • Published 08/15/2007

Judges

  • PRADO, Circuit Judge:, Before DENNIS, CLEMENT and PRADO, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Scotty Harrison, Iowa Park, TX, pro se., Tommy Lee Skaggs, Austin, TX, for Quarterman.