Knowles v. Mirzayance

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Jan 13, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Thomas
Term

Issue: Whether the defendant’s lawyer’s recommendation to withdraw an insanity plea constituted ineffective assistance of counsel for purposes of federal habeas law.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on March 24, 2009.

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