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Ineffective counsel claim rejected (access required)

Where a money-laundering defendant brought a claim that her lawyer was ineffective, at sentencing she has asked if she had been satisfied with his services, answering yes, her ineffective assistance claim is denied. Background On Aug. 30, 2016, petitioner pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering. At sentencing, the court entered a restitution order stating petitioner ...