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Pole v. Randolph, No. 06-2768

By FindLaw Staff on July 07, 2009 4:14 PM

District court's denial of plaintiff's petition for habeas relief is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff's argument that his counsel was ineffective for failing to introduce the results of the gunshot residue test is forfeited as the argument was not presented in district court; and 2) plaintiff failed to show he suffered prejudice as a result of counsel's errors on his other claims, and that there was a reasonable probability that but for counsel's unprofessional errors the result of the proceeding would have been different. 

Read Pole v. Randolph, No. 06-2768

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued September 12, 2007
Decided July 7, 2009

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and KANNE and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by ROVNER, Circuit Judge.

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