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Greene v. Superintendent Smithfield SCI, 16-3636

Affirming the district court's denial of a motion to vacate pursuant to a supreme court holding that a federal court may not hear a substantial but procedurally defaulted claim of ineffective assistance of appellate counsel when the prisoner's state postconviction counsel provide ineffective assistance by failing to raise that claim.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/02/09

Judges

  • VANASKIE

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel