IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN OF ILLINOIS
January 17, 2008
ARCHIE DUNKLIN JR., PETITIONER/DEFENDANT,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, RESPONDENT/PLAINTIFF.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gilbert, District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on Petitioner's motion to vacate, set aside, or correct sentence, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255. Also before the Court is Petitioner's motion for default (Doc. 4). On March 23, 2005, a jury found Petitioner guilty of one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing "crack cocaine." On June 28, 2005, Petitioner was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment, ten years supervised release, a fine of $500, and a special assessment of $100. Petitioner's conviction and sentence were affirmed on direct appeal. United States v. Tolliver, 454 F.3d 660 (7th Cir. 2006).
In his motion, Petitioner asserts four grounds of ineffective assistance of counsel.
The Court ORDERS the Government to file a response to Petitioner's motion within THIRTY (30) DAYS of the date of this Order. The Government shall, as part of its response, attach all relevant portions of the record.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Petitioner's motion for default judgment (Doc. 4) is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
J. Phil Gilbert U. S. District Judge
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