Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Sixth Circuit -- Lee Moore v. Betty Mitchell

Reversal of Habeas grants as - more or less - (1) procedurally defaulted, since state court holding that there was no prejudice is upheld under 'AEDPA deference'; (2) Habeas record here can't look beyond trial record.

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Lee Moore v. Betty Mitchell 
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.