Monday, May 02, 2022

Jessup v. Shinn, No. 18-16820 (4-21-22)(Graber w/Murguia & Fitzwater)(AZ FPD case). The 9th reverses a grant of resentencing under Miller. Under AEDPA deference, the 9th found the state supreme court reasonable in its holding the state trial judge weighed and balance a natural life sentence with one where there was a possibility of release.

Keith Hilzendeger, AFPD FPD AZ (Phoenix), valiantly represented the petitioner.

The decision is here:


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