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Wainwright v. Sexton

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-588 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether federal courts can award habeas relief based on errors in state-postconviction proceedings; and (2) whether, if errors in state-postconviction proceedings sometimes provide a basis for habeas relief, a habeas petitioner can win relief based on such errors even if he did not diligently pursue the proceedings in which the errors occurred.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 29 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2020)
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