Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
District court's denial of a petition for habeas relief of a defendant convicted of attempted first degree murder and related crimes is affirmed as overnight incarceration of defendant's counsel for contempt during trial did not violate defendant's Sixth Amendment right to counsel nor was it a constructive denial of counsel. District court's denial of defendant's petition on ground of res judicata was neither contrary to, nor did it involve an unreasonable application of Supreme Court precedent.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division
Argued May 15, 2009
Decided September 14, 2009
Opinion by Flaum, Circuit Judge