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Cases tagged as: habeas corpus

Jefferson v. Upton

130 S. Ct. 2217 (2010) (PDF)

On habeas corpus review of a claim by a state prison inmate who was under death sentence, the federal court held to have erred under the former version of 28 U.S.C.S. § 2254(d), by not fully considering all of the potentially applicable exceptions to statutory presumption of correctness.

Related tag(s): 2009 Term, attorney-client relationship, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel, sixth amendment,

Ryan v. Gonzalez

133 S. Ct. 696 (2013) (PDF)

Alongside Tibbals v. Carter, the Court held that neither 18 U.S.C Section 3599 nor 18 U.S.C Section 4241 provides a right to suspend the prisoner's federal habeas corpus proceedings.

Related tag(s): 2012 Term, habeas corpus, right to counsel,

Ryan v. Lambright

N/A (PDF)

Granted cert for the 2013 term, Ryan v. Lambright asks whether the Ninth Circuit created an improper rule inventing a duty for district courts to sua sponte impose a blanket protective order – absent any request from the privilege holder – at the commencement of any discovery in habeas proceedings in which the habeas petitioner asserts a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel.

Related tag(s): 2013 Term, attorney-client relationship, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel,

Tibbals v. Carter

133 S. Ct. 696 (2013) (PDF)

Alongside Ryan v. Gonzales, the Court held that neither 18 U.S.C Section 3599 nor 18 U.S.C Section 4241 provides a right to suspend the prisoner's federal habeas corpus proceedings.

Related tag(s): 2012 Term, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel,


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