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Johnson v. Williams

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Criminal Law
Question Presented Whether a habeas petitioner's claim has been “adjudicated on the merits” for purposes of 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) where the state court denied relief in an explained decision but did not expressly acknowledge a federal-law basis for the claim.
Lower Court's Decision no
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 19 February, 2013.

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