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Criminal Law: Interstate Kidnapping-Habeas Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant pleaded guilty to interstate kidnapping resulting in the victim’s death. Defendant was sentenced to death following the jury’s consideration of aggravating and mitigating factors. Defendant filed the present habeas petition to set aside his conviction and death sentence. On ...

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Criminal Law: Habeas Relief- Extraordinary Circumstances- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant appealed from the district court’s grant of plaintiff’s application for habeas corpus relief from a death sentence. Plaintiff was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his grandparents. Plaintiff applied for habeas relief, alleging trial counsel was ...

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