Davila v. Davis & McWilliams v. Dunn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

Davila v. Davis & McWilliams v. Dunn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

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In June 2017, the Supreme Court decided two cases involving habeas corpus petitions filed by state prisoners challenging the validity of their convictions and/or sentences: Davila v. Davis and McWilliams v. Dunn. -- The petition in Davila v. Davis involved a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. Erick Davila was convicted in a Texas court of capital murder. Although his trial attorney had objected to one of the court’s jury instructions on intent, the court had overruled the objection. ... See More

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