Habeas Victory Vacates Federal Conviction

In a detailed Opinion and Order, the Honorable Jan E. DuBois has granted the motion of Jonathan Feinberg’s client, Domingo Mercado, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255.  Finding that Mr. Mercado’s trial lawyer did not object to inadmissible testimony from a law enforcement agent, the Court vacated Mr. Mercado’s conviction and five-year sentence.  Thereafter, the Court denied the government’s motion for reconsideration.

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