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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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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel- Failure to Object

Defendant appealed the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief, which alleged ineffective assistance of trial counsel for failure to object to statements made during trial, and further alleged ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for not raising trial counsel’s deficiencies ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel- Motion to Suppress Evidence

Defendant appealed the denial of her motion for post-conviction relief, which alleged her trial counsel was ineffective for failing to file a suppression motion for evidence seized incident to her arrest. On appeal, defendant argued that the motion court erred ...

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