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Supreme Court Review

Cases tagged as: 2013 Term

Burt v. Titlow

134 S. Ct. 10, 187 L. Ed. 2d 348 (2013) (PDF)

The Court held that the Sixth Circuit failed to apply the correct standard ("doubly deferential" standard) of review when it did not credit the state district court's reasonable factual findings when the Circuit assumed ineffective assistance of counsel where the record was silent.

Related tag(s): 2013 Term, attorney-client relationship, ineffective assistance of counsel, legal advice, right to counsel,

Ray Haluch Gravel Co. v. Central Pension Fund

134 S. Ct. 773, 198 LRRM 2129 (2014) (PDF)

The Court reversed and remanded the case, holding that a decision on the merits is a "final decision" even if the award or amount of attorneys fees remains to be determined.

Related tag(s): 2013 Term, attorneys fees,

Ryan v. Lambright

N/A (PDF)

Granted cert for the 2013 term, Ryan v. Lambright asks whether the Ninth Circuit created an improper rule inventing a duty for district courts to sua sponte impose a blanket protective order – absent any request from the privilege holder – at the commencement of any discovery in habeas proceedings in which the habeas petitioner asserts a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel.

Related tag(s): 2013 Term, attorney-client relationship, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel,


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