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Peguero v. United States

Docket No.: 97-9217
Argued: January 11, 1999
Decided: March 2, 1999

Topics:

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, habeas, harmless-error, ineffective assistance of counsel

Petitioner: Peguero
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 23 (1999)
Question:

Does a District Court's failure to advise a defendant of his right to appeal, as required by the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, provide ground for habeas relief when the defendant was aware of his right and elected not to appeal?

Peguero v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 11, 1999

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against
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