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They're Baaaack

Twice again, a circuit divisible by three has gotten a capital case back from the Supreme Court only to overturn the death penalty again, followed by a new certiorari petition from the state.  Such petitions have a high grant and reversal rate.  Both are from Pennsylvania this time.

Wetzel v. Kindler:  USCA3 opinion here.  Docket 11-48 here.
Wetzel v. Abu-Jamal:  USCA3 opinion here.  Docket 11-49 here.


For sheer disingenuousness and studious avoidance of the law, these Third Circuit cases are tough to beat.

Does CJLF have access to the cert. petitions?

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