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Lee v. Kemna

Docket No.: 00-6933
Certiorari Granted: Feb 26 2001
Argued: October 29, 2001
Decided: January 22, 2002

Topics:

Judicial Power, Compulsory Process Clause, Confrontation Clause, Due Process, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, abuse of discretion, habeas, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel, murder, patent

PartyNames: Remon Lee v. Mike Kemna, Superintendent, Crossroads Correctional Center
Petitioner: Remon Lee
Respondent: Mike Kemna, Superintendent, Crossroads Correctional Center

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Citation: 213 F.3d 1037
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Remon Lee
v.
Mike Kemna, Superintendent, Crossroads Correctional Center
534 U.S. 362 (2002)
Question:

Is a defendant's imperfect compliance with Missouri court rules an adequate state ground to preclude the federal habeas corpus review of his claim that a Missouri trial judge's refusal to grant an overnight continuance violated due process?

Lee v. Kemna
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 29, 2001

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Lee, 3 vote(s) against

Lee v. Kemna
Case Documents

1Opinion in Lee v. Kemna
2Opinion in Lee v. Kemna
Additional documents for this case are pending review.