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People v. Melina, 11CA487 (Colo. App. Nov. 21, 2012)

Case Conclusion Date: 11.21.2012

Practice Area: Appeals

Outcome: Judgment affirmed in part, reversed in part, and case remanded with directions

Description: The Court of Appeals ruled that a criminal defendant has a right to an evidentiary hearing on his claim that his trial attorney incorrectly advised him of the deadline to file a petition for postconviction relief to preserve his right to pursue federal habeas corpus relief.

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