United States Fifth Circuit

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Lefevre v. Cain, 08-31233

In habeas proceedings regarding petitioner's robbery conviction, grant of the petition is reversed where petitioner's shackling during trial did not violate his right to self-representation because he waived that right by failing to object to his counsel's actions on his behalf.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/27/2009
  • Published 10/27/2009


  • OWEN, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, OWEN and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Robin Elise Schulberg, Asst. Fed. Pub. Def. (argued), New Orleans, LA, for Lefevre., Terry Michael Boudreaux (argued), Andrea F. Long, Gretna, LA, for Cain.