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SCOTUS precedents mandate “harsh” habeas result (access required)

The court of appeals denied Jarius Phillips’ motion for authorization to file a successive application for a writ of habeas corpus relying on retroactive application of Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. 460 (2012). In 2001, Phillips was sentenced to four terms plus 45 years’ imprisonment for crimes he committed at age 17, including abduction with intent ...