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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.
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Held: Per Alito, the Sixth Circuit failed to apply the double deferential standard of review when it refused to credit the state court's reasonable factual finding and assumed that counsel was ineffective even though the record was silent.