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6th Amendment Violation

Following a jury trial, Mauricio Marchan was convicted of one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 846, and one count of distribution of 500 grams or more of cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1).

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Damages

Sherard Martin appeals the district court’s grant of partial summary judgment, Fed. R. Civ. P. 56, on his suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the City of Chicago and several of its police officers for false arrest and unlawful search.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Demetrise Harper appeals from the district court’s denial of his motion to withdraw his plea of guilty to three charges: possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, 18 U.S.C. § 924(c); possession of a firearm by a felon, id. § 922(g); and possession with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance, 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(C).

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