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.
- Argued 04/22/2008
- Decided 07/30/2008
- Published 07/30/2008
- RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, EVANS and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- 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.