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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Apr 11, 2019
Are you purchasing a location for your business? Whether you are new to the game or not, a typical business tenant tries to negotiate with very little legal assistance, though he or she might consult with…
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Mar 22, 2019
Whether one has anticipated a divorce or not, the process is far from easy. Even for those that intend on proceeding amicably, issues can arise that ignite emotions and cause tremendous stress. As such,…
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Feb 25, 2019
In the context of “crimes” and other offenses, traffic violations might seem petty. Yet, the truth is—a wide range of traffic-related offenses have the potential to produce serious consequences for those…
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Jan 28, 2019
Given the number of police and crime dramas on television, not to mention the live-action footage of arrests and police interrogations, many people are aware of statements known as Miranda Rights. For…
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