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Criminal Law: Habeas Relief – New Evidence – Brady Claim

State ex rel. Reginald Griffin v. Denney (MLW No. 62538/Case No. SD91112 – 14 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Teitelman, C.J.; Wolff, Breckenridge and Stith, JJ., concur; Russell, J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Fischer and Price, JJ., concur in opinion of Russell, J.)

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Criminal Law: Habeas Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Strickland

Becker v. Luebbers (MLW No. 59584/Case No. 07-3031 – 21 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Melloy, J.) Where a defendant convicted of sexually abusing his daughters brought six allegations of ineffective assistance of counsel, the defendant did not ...

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Criminal Law: Habeas Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Penalty Phase

Williams v. Norris (MLW No. 59532/Case No. 07-1984/07-2115 – 32 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Loken, C.J.) Where a district court granted a murder defendant’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus on the ground of ineffective assistance ...

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