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October 17, 2012


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The Second Circuit's focus on preservation was not only bizarre, it was deeply troubling. By suggesting now that defense counsel must be so acutely specific about the particular sub-category of bias in order to preserve a 6A claim for habeas purposes, the court places a huge new burden on trial counsel (and obstacle to habeas petitioners already in the 2254 pipeline).

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