White supremacist loses appeal over plot to kill federal judge

, The National Law Journal


For eight years, white supremacist Matthew Hale has been fighting his conviction for soliciting the murder of a federal judge. This week, a federal appeals court decisively rejected every argument he raised.

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  • Avon

    It's interesting that nowhere does the reporter reveal why the case was in court, over six years after the same court had affirmed the conviction. Based on the issues addressed, I've got to assume it was an appeal from denial of habeas corpus - but even Easterbrook's opinion doesn't say.
    Is this a test or something? I didn't get the memo.

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