Federal Habeas Corpus

Cases and Materials

Third Edition

by Andrea D. Lyon, Emily Hughes, Justin Marceau, E. Kate Cohn

Forthcoming November 2023

Tags: Criminal Law

2023 Teacher's Manual forthcoming

ISBN 978-1-5310-2599-1
eISBN 978-1-5310-2600-4

Federal Habeas Corpus: Cases and Materials in its third edition includes ongoing legal developments under AEDPA and addresses systemic failures at the intersection of death penalty, race, and habeas corpus. The casebook also covers the basics of habeas corpus jurisprudence and explores its history, from the origins of "the great writ" up through current, AEDPA driven jurisprudence.

Twelve chapters long, the casebook includes the leading cases and other materials on 1. The Great Writ and an Introduction to AEDPA, 2. The Statute of Limitations, 3. When Is a Claim Cognizable?, 4. Types of Cognizable Claims, 5. Limiting Access to Federal Review, 6. Innocence, 7. Exhaustion of State Remedies, 8. Procedural Default, 9. Successive Petitions, 10. Litigating Questions of Fact, 11. Harmless Error, 12. Systemic Failures.

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