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Habeas Claims Raised in Magistrate Objections (access required)

Although a district court must consider a habeas petitioner’s claims raised for the first time in his objections to a magistrate judge’s proposed findings and recommendations, contrary to the district court’s view, the district court did not err in rejecting the particular claims raised by this petitioner in his objections, says the 4th Circuit. Habeas claims Petitioner, convicted ...