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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – Double Jeopardy – Abduction & Robbery (access required)

The 4th Circuit can accept that defendant raised a federal double jeopardy claim by citing a state court case based on federal law, but it nevertheless upholds denial of federal habeas relief on defendant’s claim that his separate punishments for abduction and robbery in a McDonald’s hold-up violated the federal Double Jeopardy Clause. The commonwealth initially ...

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