Burton v. Terrell, 07-30842
In a manslaughter prosecution, denial of petitioner's habeas petition is affirmed where a trial court's failure to inform the defendant of the maximum possible sentence does not invariably lead to constitutional error if he was aware of the maximum sentence.
- Decided 07/21/2009
- Published 07/21/2009
- PATRICK E. HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and HIGGINBOTHAM and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Roy Burton, Keithville, LA, pro se.
- For Appellees:
- Carla Sue Sigler, Lake Charles, LA, for Respondent-Appellee.