Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

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

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.

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

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