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Federal Habeas Corpus


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Federal Habeas Corpus

Cases and Materials

Second Edition

by Andrea D. Lyon, Emily Hughes, Mary Prosser, Justin Marceau

2011 $67.00 544 pp casebound

Tags: Criminal Law

This title is out of print and may have reduced or no availability. Please contact us for more information about ordering. (919) 489-7486.


Federal Habeas Corpus: Cases and Materials in its second edition includes the six years of legal development under AEDPA, takes on the thorny issues arising from the Guantanamo cases, and tackles equitable tolling. The casebook also covers the basics of habeas corpus jurisprudence as well as the history of “the great writ.”

Fourteen chapters long, the casebook includes the leading cases and other materials on: 1. The Great Writ, 2. Introduction to AEDPA, 3. The Statute of Limitations, 4. When Is a Claim Cognizable?, 5. Types of Cognizable Claims, 6. Limiting Access to Federal Review, 7. Innocence, 8. Exhaustion of State Remedies and Equitable Tolling, 9. Procedural Default, 10. Successive Petitions, 11. Litigating Questions of Fact, 12. Litigating Questions of Deference: When AEDPA Doesn't Apply, 13. Harmless Error, and 14. Guantanamo Bay.


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