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Marsalis v. Pa. Dep’t of Corr.

3rd Circuit

June 16, 2022

The Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the defendant’s habeas corpus petition. The Court ruled that the defendant “filed his ineffective-assistance claim ten months late. Plus, he failed to assert it on state habeas first.” And even if the Court “looked past these mistakes, his conviction would stand; the jury would have convicted him even if his lawyer had been adequate.”

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