United States Eighth Circuit

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TUNSTALL v. HOPKINS, 01-2730/3012

Claims of ineffective assistance of counsel are rejected where counsel's actions in failing to request a jury poll, or introduce a witness's deposition transcript, were the result of strategic choices, and petitioner could not establish prejudice.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/24/2002
  • Published 09/24/2002

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  • United States Eighth Circuit

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