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You know the case turned out well…

… when Scalia’s dissent (joined only by Thomas) starts out:  “Let me get this straight:”

That’s in this morning’s Martinez v. Ryan.  And the Ninth Circuit continues to be unable to buy a break– they got reversed this time for refusing a habeas petitioner relief.

It gets pretty arcane as to why.

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