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LEE v. KEMNA, 00-6933

Failure of a criminal defendant to make a written motion for continuance under Missouri Court Rule 24.09 does not constitute adequate state grounds to deny federal habeas review, where original denial was not based on this ground and was not strictly observed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/22/2002
  • Published 01/22/2002



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