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MOORE v. BRYANT, 01-3619

Because a state appellate court did not clearly rely on waiver as an independent and adequate state ground in its decision, but denied an ineffective assistance of counsel claim on the merits, appellant did not procedurally default on that claim.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/25/2002
  • Decided 07/09/2002
  • Published 07/09/2002

Judges

  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before:  CUDAHY, RIPPLE and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Martin J. Ryan (argued), Office of State Appellate Defender, Fourth Judicial Dist., Springfield, IL, for Gregory Moore., Margaret M. O'Connell (argued), Office of Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Steven Bryant.

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