Friday, June 12, 2009

Eleventh Circuit Reverses Grant of Habeas Relief

In Jefferson v. Hall (07-12502), the Eleventh Circuit reversed the Alabama district court's grant of habeas corpus relief to a defendant sentenced to death in Alabama state court. The published majority opinion written by Judge Marcus and joined by Judge Tjoflat is approximately 60 pages and the dissent written by Judge Carnes another 25.


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