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Habeas Relief – Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: Michael Gilbreath v. Dan Winkleski, Warden

Case No.: 20-2638

Officials: KANNE, ROVNER, and HAMILTON, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Habeas Relief – Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Michael Gilbreath was convicted by a Wisconsin jury of first degree sexual assault of a child for repeatedly molesting his step-granddaughter, S.L., beginning in approximately 2002 or 2003 when she was nine years old, and ending in 2006 when she was twelve. The district court granted his petition for a writ of habeas corpus on the basis of ineffective assistance of counsel. We reverse.

Reversed

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Derek A Hawkins is Corporate Counsel, at Salesforce.

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