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08-1153 Morales v. Boatwright

Habeas CorpusWaiverBecause a defendant in Wisconsin cannot raise an ineffective assistance of counsel argument in a no-merit response, the issue is not waived."[I]t appears that under Wisconsin law, Morales could not have raised the ineffectiveness issue in his no-merit response. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals, ruling on his direct appeal, plainly stated that '[a]ny claim ...

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