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Habeas Appellate Court Opinion

by Booth, George


AC39275 - Tilus v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas corpus; claim that trial counsel's joint representation of petitioner and accomplice in pretrial phase presented conflict of interest and that there was no valid waiver of potential conflict in violation of petitioner's constitutional right to conflict free representation; "The petitioner, Tinesse Tilus, appeals from the judgment of the habeas court denying his petition for a writ of habeas corpus. On appeal, the petitioner claims that the habeas court improperly concluded that his state and federal constitutional rights to (1) conflict free counsel and (2) the effective assistance of counsel were not violated. We affirm the judgment of the habeas court.")