Monday, February 14, 2011

N.D. W. Va. grants habeas relief

Merritt  v. Hoke, No. 2:10-CV-47, 2011 WL 198104 (N.D. W. Va. Jan 18, 2011):

Petitioner is granted habeas relief because the State failed to disclose a pre-trial immunity agreement with the robbery's getaway driver.  Petitioner demonstrated that this failure constituted a material Brady violation.

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