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Defendant received effective assistance (access required)

Where petitioner argues he received ineffective assistance of counsel, the petition is a “reiteration” of arguments presented in his denied motion to reconsider his sentence. As a result, the petition is denied. Petitioner Darman argues that counsel’s performance during sentencing was deficient because he did not present evidence of Darman’s “dysfunctional childhood,” did not present evidence ...