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Monday, May 17, 2010

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant

Issue summary from ScotusBlog, which also links to briefs and opinion below:

  • Wall v. Kholi: Whether a state court sentence-reduction motion consisting of a plea for leniency constitutes an “application for State post-conviction or other collateral review,” 28 U.S.C. § 2244(d)(2), thus tolling the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act’s one-year limitations period for a state prisoner to file a federal habeas corpus petition.

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