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Wright v. Van Patten, 07-212

Grant of habeas relief from a conviction and sentence for first-degree reckless homicide is reversed where, contrary to the ruling below, no clearly established law contrary to the state court's conclusion justified collateral relief with regard to a claim that petitioner received ineffective assistance of counsel due to his participation in a plea hearing by speaker phone.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/07/2008
  • Published 01/07/2008



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