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Criminal Law: Involuntary Manslaughter-Post-Conviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

  Defendant was convicted of involuntary manslaughter as a lesser included offense. Defendant unsuccessfully moved for post-conviction relief, raising five points asserting ineffective assistance of trial and direct appellate counsel. Where appellate counsel failed to argue that the trial court ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Waiver of Jury Trial-Abandonment of Counsel

  Defendant waived jury trial on his charges of robbery and armed criminal action. Following conviction, defendant moved for post-conviction relief, asserting, among other claims, abandonment and ineffective assistance of counsel. Post-conviction counsel filed a timeliness motion accompanying an amended ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Prejudice

  Defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery pursuant in exchange for a suspended sentence and supervised probation. When defendant failed to complete a court-ordered detention sentence program after he violated probation, the court imposed the original sentence. Defendant ...

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