United States Seventh Circuit

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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."

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/07/2001
  • Decided 08/19/2002
  • Published 08/19/2002

Judges

  • MANION, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and MANION and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.