DELLINGER v. BOWEN, 01-2617
A habeas petitioner's ineffective assistance claim is defaulted where he could not show 1) cause for failure to raise it during post-conviction relief proceedings in state court, or 2) "actual innocence."
- Argued 12/07/2001
- Decided 08/19/2002
- Published 08/19/2002
- MANION, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and MANION and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Thomas P. Ward (argued), Lake Forest, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Russell Kenneth Benton (argued), Office of Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.