United States Seventh Circuit

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Stallings v. US, 06-3914

Denial of a habeas corpus petition based on claims of ineffective assistance of counsel is vacated and remanded where: 1) appellate counsel's failure to raise appropriate claims regarding sentencing constituted ineffective assistance, but 2) a remand was necessary to determine whether petitioner was prejudiced by this failure.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/22/2008
  • Decided 07/30/2008
  • Published 07/30/2008

Judges

  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, EVANS and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Heather H. Martin, Mayer Brown, Washington, DC, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kit R. Morrissey, Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Division, Fairview Heights, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.