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Lackawanna County District Attorney v. Coss

Docket No.: 99-1884
Argued: February 20, 2001
Decided: April 25, 2001

Topics:

28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Article I, Medicare, Sentencing Guidelines, Sixth Amendment, habeas, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel, pension plan

Petitioner: Lackawanna County District Attorney
Respondent: Coss

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


532 U.S. 394 (2001)
Question:

May a state prisoner use a federal habeas petition to challenge a current sentence on the ground that it was enhanced based on an unconstitutional prior conviction for which the sentence has fully expired?

Lackawanna County District Attorney v. Coss
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 20, 2001

Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Lackawanna County District Attorney, 4 vote(s) against
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