No. 97-2816.

167 F.3d 1142 (1999)

Shawn JONES, Petitioner-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided February 5, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Barbara E. Pitts (submitted), Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Frances C. Hulin (submitted), Office of the United States Attorney, Springfield, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.

Before POSNER, Chief Judge, CUDAHY and COFFEY, Circuit Judges.

CUDAHY, Circuit Judge.

On March 3, 1995, a jury convicted Shawn Jones of conspiring to distribute cocaine and marijuana in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846 and possessing cocaine and marijuana with intent to distribute in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1). After trial and prior to sentencing, Jones entered into a cooperation agreement with the government, which contained a waiver of his rights to appeal and to file a habeas motion under 18 U.S.C. § 2255...


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