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No Habeas Relief for Ineffective Assistance (access required)

PUBLISHED ORDER

A defendant convicted of rape and capital murder is not entitled to habeas relief on multiple claims including claims of alleged ineffective assistance of counsel related to DNA testing, juror voir dire and petitioner’s claims of brain damage and post-traumatic stress syndrome, and  the Supreme Court of Virginia dismisses the petition. Petitioner argues he was denied ...

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