"The change in New York law on depraved indifference murder has created a series of problems for federal courts on habeas review," Judge Guido Calabresi wrote for the panel, adding, "We, as a federal court, are reluctant to release defendants whose defense to depraved indifference murder is that they were guilty of intentional murder."
Circuit Asks N.Y. Court to Clarify Standard for 'Depraved' Murder
New York Law Journal
September 4, 2012
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