Brief filed: 03/16/2011
Rosario v. Griffin
United States Supreme Court; Case No. 10-854
Case below 601 F.3d 118, reh’g denied 617 F.3d 683 (2nd Cir. 2010).
New York's state constitutional “meaningful representation” standard to evaluate Sixth Amendment claims of ineffective assistance of counsel results in decisions that are "contrary to, or involve an unreasonable application of, clearly established federal law" as required by the federal habeas statute.
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Jonathan Marcus, et al., Covington & Burling, Washington, D.C. The associations’ amicus curiae brief in the court below is here.