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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – Death Penalty – Ineffective Assistance – Batson Claim (access required)

A Virginia defendant sentenced to death for his role in the armed robbery and fatal stabbing of a storekeeper is not entitled to a writ of habeas corpus. In a report and recommendation, a magistrate judge concluded that this petition should be dismissed in its entirety. After affording petitioner the opportunity to object to the R&R ...