Docket No. 06-2087-pr.

527 F.3d 16 (2007)

Robert VADAS, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES of America, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided: May 3, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Cheryl J. Sturm, Chadds Ford, Pa., for Petitioner.

Kevin O'Connor, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut; Harold H. Chen and William J. Nardini, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, for Respondent.

Before: JACOBS, Chief Circuit Judge, WALKER, CALABRESI Circuit Judges.

CALABRESI, Circuit Judge.

Petitioner Robert Vadas appeals the district court's denial of his petition, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255, to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence of imprisonment. Vadas claims constitutionally ineffective assistance by two successive attorneys.


On June 3, 1999, Vadas was charged in a Superseding Indictment with involvement in a large-scale drug operation.1<...

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