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Gross v. Knight, 07-3251

Denial of petition for habeas relief is affirmed where plaintiff failed to demonstrate that he received ineffective assistance of counsel that prejudiced him in the proceeding, as plaintiff did not demonstrate that he would have testified at trial had counsel informed of his right to do so and did not show that his testimony could have altered his sentence.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/10/2008
  • Decided 03/26/2009
  • Published 03/26/2009


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


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Michael F. Anderson, Attorney (argued), Mayer Brown, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kelly A. Miklos, Attorney (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Indianapolis, IN, for Respondent-Appellee.
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