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Ineffective counsel claim fails (access required)

The defendant’s multiple claims attempting to upset his conspiracy and firearms conviction, including ineffective assistance of counsel and statutory arguments, were rejected as contrary to law. Background On May 8, 2017, a federal grand jury named petitioner Jerrod Pemberton and two-codefendants in an 11 count criminal indictment. On Aug. 17, 2017, pursuant to a written plea agreement, ...