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McAfee v. Thurmer, No. 09-1230

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By FindLaw Staff on December 08, 2009 3:32 PM

Denial of defendant's petition for habeas relief from a conviction and life sentence for the first degree murder of a police officer 13 years ago is affirmed as defendant's trial counsel's performance was not constitutionally ineffective, and even if deficient performance could be found, defendant cannot show that there is a reasonable probability that the result of the trial would have been different but for counsel's shortcomings.     

Read McAfee v. Thurmer, No. 09-1230

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Decided December 8, 2009

Judges

Before:Posner, Manion, and Evans, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Evans, Circuit Judge

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