Criminal Procedure keyed to Israel
Herrera v. Collins
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A police officer was found dead by the side of the road. At the same time, another police officer stopped a speeding vehicle. As the officer approached the car, the driver shot him in the chest, fatally, and drove away. Petitioner was arrested nine days later. He was tried and found guilty. Substantial evidence pointed to petitioner’s guilt, including an eye-witness, the petitioner’s social security card with blood on it, etc. After several appeals, the petitioner lodged a habeas petitioner alleging his innocence, based on evidence pointing to his late brother
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