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Kindler v. Horn, 03-9010, 03-9011

In a petition for habeas relief involving the adequacy of Pennsylvania's fugitive forfeiture rule for habeas purposes, judgment of the district court partially granting relief is affirmed in part and reversed in part where the application of a new fugitive forfeiture rule mandating dismissal by Pennsylvania courts constitutes a break from past discretionary practice.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/29/2011
  • Published 04/29/2011

Judges

  • FUENTES

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

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