Habeas attorneys argue against sanctions in death penalty case

Elisabeth Semel quoted in Daily Journal, May 2, 2012 (registration required)

Elisabeth A. Semel watched from the gallery. She is director of the Death Penalty Clinic at UC Berkeley School of Law. She said Reno’s case is not unique. “It’s representative of dozens of other petitions filed in cases where lawyers have been directed by federal courts to exhaust their claims in state court,” she said.