Issue: Whether, in a claim of ineffective assistance of
appellate counsel, a state appellate court’s holding
that an omitted state law issue ultimately lacked
merit precludes a federal habeas court from later
finding either deficient performance or prejudice
relating to that omission under the standards of
Strickland v. Washington and
28 U.S.C. § 2254(d).
Proceedings and Orders
Nov 12 2013
Application (13A496) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 26, 2013 to January 25, 2014, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Nov 14 2013
Application (13A496) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until January 25, 2014.
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