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Only two meetings with lawyer not enough to show ineffectiveness (access required)

Where an inmate claimed he was denied effective counsel because his lawyer met with him only twice, the court rejects the habeas writ  because there is no minimum number of meetings required of to provide effective representation. Other claims had been already decided and reargument failed to show why the judgment should be overturned. Background On Sept. ...