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HOUGH v. ANDERSON, 99-3968

Defense counsel in capital case did not render ineffective assistance by impeaching witness on prior plea agreement to testify against defendant in another unrelated murder trial where plea agreement was only basis for impeachment.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/20/2001
  • Published 11/20/2001

Judges

  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, DIANE P. WOOD and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • John L. Stainthorp (argued), Joey Mogul, People's Law Office, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Karen M. Freeman-Wilson, Thomas D. Perkins (argued), Office of Attorney General, Indianapolis, IN, for Respondent-Appellee.
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