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
The Third Circuit vacated an order granting the defendant’s petition for habeas corpus. The defendant was convicted in Pennsylvania state court of first-degree murder. After pursuing direct and collateral proceedings
The Third Circuit upheld the District Court’s invocation of the concurrent sentence doctrine. Petitioner-Appellants are serving multiple sentences for various crimes arising out of a plot to attack the United
The Third Circuit reviewed the one-year tolling provision for petitions seeking collateral relief from state-court convictions under 28 U.S.C. § 2244(d)(2). The petitioner was convicted of a crime in New
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the Superior Court misapplied the appellate court standard for reviewing trial court evidentiary rulings. The Commonwealth charged Appellant with homicide and aggravated assault. The
The Third Circuit held that the District Court retained jurisdiction over the petitioner’s habeas corpus petition after the Court denied the petition without prejudice, and the Government whisked him away
The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s grant of habeas corpus relief because the lower court erroneously excluded the arresting officer’s hearsay evidence from the court’s scope of review.