No. 00-4032.

275 F.3d 478 (2001)

Ronald FIELDS, Petitioner-Appellee, v. Margaret BAGLEY, Warden, Respondent-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided and Filed: December 19, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Carlos Warner (argued), Donald Green (briefed), Cuyahoga County Public Defender Office, Cleveland, OH, for Appellee.

M. Scott Criss (argued and briefed), Office of the Attorney General, Corrections Litigation Section, Columbus, OH, for Appellant.

Before JONES and COLE, Circuit Judges; SARGUS, District Judge.



The district court granted petitioner-appellee, Ronald Fields, a writ of habeas corpus because his due process rights and rights to counsel were violated due to his lawyer's ineffective assistance. Fields's lawyer neither notified Fields of a state-court appeal of his successful motion to suppress evidence nor represented Fields during that appeal. Margaret Bagley, the warden, appealed the district court's grant of the writ of habeas...

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