In a habeas corpus action challenging petitioner's conviction for first-degree murder, the district court's denial of the petition is affirmed where: 1) the California Court of Appeal's determination that no Miranda violation occurred when police continued to interrogate defendant after he requested a lawyer was an unreasonable application of clearly established federal law; but 2) the California Court of Appeal's determination that the error was harmless was not objectively unreasonable.

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Aug 14, 2018
From scheduling a real estate closing to questions regarding title insurance and attorneys’ fees, as well as checklists for buyers, lenders and mortgage brokers, the process of preparing for a real estate…
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Jul 11, 2018
While any person with a disability deserves the right to employment, in so much as he or she is able to perform a job, not every limitation is considered a “disability” within the parameters of the Americans…
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Jun 13, 2018
When children carry out criminal acts, police officers maintain discretion as to how they are handled. For instance, the child might be issued a warning, or he or she might be held and then released to…
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May 24, 2018
Contrary to contested divorces in which there are often disputes and disagreements pertaining to division of property, child custody or spousal support, uncontested divorce is a straightforward process.…
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