No. 07-6705.

591 F.3d 707 (2010)

Orlando Brad JONES, Petitioner-Appellant, v. SUSSEX I STATE PRISON, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided: January 15, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

ARGUED: John Granville Douglass, University of Richmond, School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellant. Steven Andrew Witmer, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellee. ON BRIEF: William C. Mims, Attorney General, Karen Misbach, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellee.

Affirmed by published opinion. Judge MOTZ wrote the opinion, in which Judge MICHAEL and Judge KING joined.



Orlando Brad Jones petitions for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (2006), alleging that the Commonwealth of Virginia violated his Fifth Amendment rights by punishing him twice for the same offense. The deferential review of state court judgments mandated by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act ("AEDPA") requires us to affirm the district...

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