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How do i go about raising a new claim if Im already in the ninth circuit court with a certificate of appealabilty pending?

Sacramento, CA |

Im in the 9th cir. with a coa pending and i want to raise a new issue pertaining to ineffective assistance during plea deal phase. how do i do t? The cases the passed recently in the ussc is lafler v. cooper and Missouri v. frye. thank u.

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  1. I have added Criminal Defense to your categories so maybe you will get some answers now.

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