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Federal Habeas: Procedure — Appellate – Standard of Review — “Clearly Established” Precedent — Supreme Court Reservation of Ruling on Issue

Donald Calloway v. Montgomery, 512 F. 3d 940, No. 07-1148, 1/14/08

Issue/Holding: Where the Supreme Court has expressly declined to rule on the issue (or on one in a very similar) context) to the issue on habeas review, there is no clearly established precedent within the meaning of AEDPA.

Andrew Lockhart v. Chandler, 446 F.3d 721 (7th Cir 2006) (challenge to lack of knowledge of mandatory additional term of supervised release not cognizable) followed.

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