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Habeas Appellate Court Opinion

by Townsend, Karen


AC39919 - Roger B. v. Commissioner of Correction (Claim of ineffective assistance of counsel due to trial counsel failing to assert a statute of limitations affirmative defense. “In the present case, the petitioner not only failed to prove that his counsel’s performance was deficient but also failed to demonstrate that he was prejudiced by the alleged deficient performance. A detailed review of this case’s tangled procedural history is required to place this decision in its proper context.”)