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Cianciola v. Dittmann, 09-1867

District court's denial of defendant's request for habeas relief from a conviction for sexual assault of a child is affirmed where defendant's Sixth Amendment ineffective assistance of counsel claim fails as he falls short of establishing that he was prejudiced by anything his trial counsel did or didn't do.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/27/2009
  • Decided 01/28/2010
  • Published 01/28/2010


  • EVANS, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and EVANS and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Alan G. Habermehl, Kelly & Habermehl, Madison, WI, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Warren D. Weinstein, Office of the Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, for Respondent-Appellee.
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