United States Seventh Circuit

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BERKEY v. US, 01-4325

Denial of a 28 U.S.C. section 2255 petition is affirmed, as a prisoner could not show that he was prejudiced by alleged ineffective assistance of counsel at the plea and sentencing stages.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/02/2002
  • Decided 02/10/2003
  • Published 02/10/2003


  • BAUER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Barry A. Schwartz (Argued), Schlie & Schwartz, Denver, CO, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas Edward Leggans (Argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Division, Fairview Heights, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.