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03-9046 Rhines v. Weber

AEDPA does not deprive district courts of the authority to issue stays that are a proper exercise of their discretion, but it does circumscribe that discretion. Any solution to this problem therefore must be compatible with AEDPA’s purposes. Staying a federal habeas petition frustrates AEDPA’s objective of encouraging finality of state court judgments by allowing ...

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