BROWN v. STERNES, 01-2326
A mentally ill criminal defendant was denied his Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance through counsel's failure to bring petitioner's mental problems to the court's attention.
- Argued 01/08/2002
- Decided 09/04/2002
- Published 09/04/2002
- COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before: POSNER, COFFEY and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Thomas F. Geraghty (argued), Northwestern University Legal Clinic, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- David H. Iskowich (argued), Office of Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.