United States Seventh Circuit

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Northern v. Boatwright, 08-3272

District court's denial of a petition for habeas relief from a conviction for possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute is affirmed as the state court reasonably applied Strickland when it denied petitioner's ineffective assistance of counsel claim regarding trial counsel based on the amended information.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/10/2009
  • Decided 01/29/2010
  • Published 01/29/2010

Judges

  • FLAUM, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER and FLAUM, Circuit Judges, and DER-YEGHIAYAN, District Judge.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Robert N. Meyeroff, Milwaukee, WI, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Marguerite M. Moeller, Attorney, Office of the Attorney General Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, for Respondent-Appellee.