DUKES V. WARDEN, 406 U. S. 250 (1972)

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Dukes v. Warden, 406 U.S. 250 (1972)

Dukes v. Warden

No. 71-5172

Argued March 21, 1972

Decided May 15, 1972

406 U.S. 250


Petitioner's claim that his guilty plea was not voluntarily and intelligently made because of an alleged conflict of interest on the part of his counsel has no merit, and that alleged conflict of interest is therefore not a reason for vacating his plea. Pp. 406 U. S. 251-257.

161 Conn. 337, 288 A.2d.58, affirmed.

BRENNAN, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BURGER, C.J.,and STEWART, WHITE, BLACKMUN, POWELL, and REHNQUIST, JJ., joined. STEWART, J., filed a concurring opinion, post, p. 406 U. S. 257. MARSHALL, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which DOUGLAS, J., joined, post, p. 406 U. S. 259.

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