BETTS v. LITSCHER, 00-3072
Unless the court is satisfied that a defendant who is constitutionally entitled to the assistance of counsel on direct appeal would be making a frivolous appeal, it must instruct counsel to continue representing the appellant or appoint a new lawyer.
- Submitted 02/05/2001
- Decided 02/22/2001
- Published 02/22/2001
- EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, MANION, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Keith S. Betts (submitted), Racine Correctional Institution, Sturtevant, WI, pro se.
- For Appellees:
- James E. Doyle (submitted), Office of the Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, for respondent-appellee.