Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a capital habeas matter, the denial of petitioner's petition is reversed where petitioner was denied constitutionally effective assistance of counsel at sentencing because counsel failed to: 1) secure the appointment of a mental health expert; 2) timely move for neurological and neuropsychological testing; and 3) present additional mitigation witnesses and evidence.
Argued June 11, 2009
Submitted July 6, 2009
Opinion by Judge Thomas