In a case involving a pro se defendant convicted and sentenced for assaulting a corrections officer while serving a thirty-five year sentence, a denial of habeas relief is affirmed where state courts' conclusion that defendant's Sixth Amendment rights were not violated was not contrary to, or an unreasonable application of, clearly established federal law as determined by the United States Supreme Court.
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (D.C. No. 04-CV-00159)
District Judge: Honorable Joseph J. Farnan
Opinion Filed September 22, 2009
Before: Sloviter, Hardiman, Circuit Judges, and Pollack, District Judge
Opinion by Sloviter, Circuit Judge
Counsel for Appellant: Peter A. Levin
Counsel for Appellee: Loren C. Meyers, Gregory E. Smith, Paul R. Wallace