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Bledsoe v. Bruce, No. 08-3172

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By FindLaw Staff on June 26, 2009 4:01 PM

In a murder prosecution, the grant of Petitioner's habeas petition is reversed, where the state supreme court properly held that, in order to reverse Petitioner's conviction based on ineffective assistance of counsel, they must be convinced that, but for counsel's deficiencies, there was a reasonable probability of a different outcome.

Read Bledsoe v. Bruce, No. 08-3172

Appellate Information

Filed June 26, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Briscoe

Counsel

For Appellants:

Jared S. Maag, Deputy Solicitor General, Topeka, KS

Stephen N. Six, Kansas Attorney General, Topeka, KS

For Appellees:

Alice Craig White, Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS

Elizabeth Seale Cateforis, Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS

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