• Connecticut Appellate Court
  • AC 33222
  • Aug 06 2013 (Date Decided)
  • Sheldon, J.
The habeas petitioner was not deprived of his constitutional right to effective assistance of counsel due to an alleged conflict of interest from counsel's representing the petitioner in a civil contingent fee matter against his homeowner's insurance carrier and on criminal charges, when counsel advised the petitioner concerning the risks of pursuing the insurance claim while charged with arson and murder.

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