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Roe v. Flores-Ortega

Docket No.: 98-1441
Argued: November 1, 1999
Decided: February 20, 2000

Topics:

Right to Counsel, Criminal Procedure, Right to Counsel, Sixth Amendment, habeas, harmless-error, ineffective assistance of counsel, murder

Petitioner: Roe
Respondent: Flores-Ortega

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 160 F.3d 534
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


528 U.S. 470 (2000)
Question:

Does trial counsel have a duty to file a notice of appeal following a guilty plea if the defendant has not requested so, but has been informed of his appeal rights?

Roe v. Flores-Ortega
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 01, 1999

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Roe, 3 vote(s) against

Roe v. Flores-Ortega
Case Documents

1Opinion in Roe v. Flores-Ortega
2Opinion in Roe v. Flores-Ortega
Additional documents for this case are pending review.