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22 Jun 2009, 3:25 am
Continuing its long string of affirmances in crack resentencing cases, the Third Circuit affirmed the denial of sentence reduction for an eligible defendant in United States v. [read post]
23 Oct 2008, 5:11 pm
One may perhaps take umbrage that it has taken 18 years for this death penalty case to work its way through the Arizona state system and finally get to the Ninth Circuit (after every court below denied relief). [read post]
23 Sep 2009, 8:57 am
Styers Issue: Under the Anti-terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA), when a State’s highest court states it has considered proffered mitigation evidence, must a habeas reviewing court accept that statement, absent clear and convincing evidence to the contrary? [read post]
27 Oct 2008, 3:49 pm
Pruitt, No. 06-6002 Given the particular characteristics of North Carolina sentencing law, in light of recent United States Supreme Court precedent, in determining whether to apply the career offender provision of the United States Sentencing Guidelines, a federal court must take into account the defendant's state criminal history (or lack thereof) at the time of his predicate North Carolina convictions. [read post]