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CAGE v. MCCAUGHTRY, 01-3245

An ineffective assistance claim fails where defense counsel may have had a tactical reason for refusing to strike a prospective juror for cause, after potentially equivocal assurances of impartiality during voir dire.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 08/06/2002
  • Decided 09/06/2002
  • Published 09/06/2002

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., BEFORE:  POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and MANION, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Calvin R. Malone (argued), Milwaukee, WI, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Marguerite M. Moeller (argued), Office of the Atty. Gen., Wisconsin DOJ, Madison, WI, for Respondent-Appellee.
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