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Criminal – Habeas – Detainer – ‘Anti-Shuttling’ Provision (access required)

Although West Virginia likely did violate the IADA in this case, the 4th Circuit is constrained by a 1981 decision that a violation of the “trial before return” provision of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers is not cognizable on federal habeas review, despite more recent decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court. Petitioner Pethtel first argues he ...

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