Thursday, March 28, 2013

Sixth Circuit -- Derry Lovins v. Tony Parker

Claim raised in motion for post-conviction relief not procedurally forfeited for federal habeas.

As sentence was enhanced for factors not found by the finder of fact, claim gets the retroactive benefit of Scotus holding barring such things.

Derry Lovins v. Tony Parker 
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.