evidentiary hearing

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Overview

An avowal is a declaration made by an attorney during the trial process. This is an open declaration by an attorney representing a party in a lawsuit, made after the jury has been removed from the courtroom, that requests the admission of...

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Oral argument: Nov. 9, 2010

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Dec. 9, 2009)

HABEAS CORPUS, INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL, EVIDENTIARY HEARING

After receiving a...

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Facts

This case centers on whether a party accusing the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) of issuing a summons for an improper purpose is entitled to an evidentiary hearing. See Petition For A Writ of Certiorari at I. The IRS began an investigation into...