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Supreme Court Grants Cert in Another Case from the Sixth Circuit

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Earlier this week, the Supreme Court granted cert in another habeas case from the Sixth Circuit, Titlow v. Burt. The case involves the effectiveness of counsel (or more appropriately, the lack thereof) in advising a criminal defendant to withdraw a guilty plea.  On Monday, the Supreme Court heard argument in another habeas case originating from the Sixth Circuit, Perkins v. McQuiggin .  As we have reported previously, there are a number of habeas cases that have been subject to scrutiny by the Supreme Court recently from the Sixth Circuit, and it will certainly be interesting to see what happens with these two latest cases.  We will continue to monitor these developments