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Editor's Note :

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On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Turner v. United States. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Honeycutt v. United States. Rory Little has our preview.

Bell v. Kelly

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1223 4th Cir. Nov 12, 2008
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Nov 17, 2008 TBD TBD OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether 28 U.S.C 2254, the federal habeas provision governing claims adjudicated on the merits in state court, should be applied to claims based on evidence of ineffective assistance of counsel the state court refused to consider.

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Judgment: Dismissed as improvidently granted on November 17, 2008.

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