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  • showing deference

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  • Argument preview: A Ninth Circuit capital habeas case with a complicated doctrinal twist
    Whether deservedly or not, an opinion by Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt granting habeas relief to a state prisoner notwithstanding the deferential approach mandated by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA) is often fodder for terse – if not summary – reversals by the Supreme Court. But Davis v. Ayala, which […] Read more on this news related to 'Deferential'

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