United States Seventh Circuit

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PERRY v. MCCAUGHTRY, 01-3867

Denial of a habeas petition was proper where state court did not unreasonably apply the Strickland v. Washington test, in determining that petitioner's Sixth Amendment right to counsel had not been violated through counsel's failure to object to a jury instruction.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/02/2002
  • Decided 09/23/2002
  • Published 09/23/2002

Judges

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

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • David D. Cook (argued), Monroe, WI, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • David J. Becker (argued), Office of the Atty. Gen., Wisconsin DOJ, Madison, WI, for Respondent-Appellee.