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No Habeas for Bank Robber’s DNA Claim (access required)

A convicted bank robber’s objections to how his trial lawyer handled the issue of DNA evidence related to the crime and the crime scene do not warrant a grant of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus, the Supreme Court of Virginia says. Relying on Napue v. Illinois, 360 U.S. 264 (1959), petitioner Calvin L. ...

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