No. 16-3253.

884 F.3d 692 (2018)

Rodney WASHINGTON, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Gary A. BOUGHTON, Warden, Wisconsin Secure Program Facility, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided March 8, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Shay Dvoretzky , Mark Christopher Savignac , Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001-2113, for Petitioner-Appellant.

Kevin Michael LeRoy , Office of the Solicitor General Warren D. Weinstein , Office of the Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, 17 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 7857, Madison, WI 53707-7857, for Respondent-Appellee.

Before Wood, Chief Judge, Hamilton, Circuit Judge, and Bucklo, District Judge.

A Wisconsin jury convicted Rodney Washington of multiple counts of first-degree sexual assault with the use of a dangerous weapon and other crimes. Washington appealed his conviction, arguing that the criminal complaint that triggered his prosecution was legally insufficient under Wisconsin law; that his trial attorney was...

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