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Evidentiary Hearings in Federal Habeas Corpus Cases
Brigham Young University Law Review
  • Charles D. Weisselberg, Berkeley Law
Publication Date
1-1-1990
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Abstract
Discusses federal habeas corpus cases in the United States. Debate on the writ of habeas corpus; View that federal habeas corpus serves as a federal appeal for state prisoners; Development of federal writ of habeas corpus; Growth of federal civil litigation and habeas corpus petitions; Frequency of evidentiary hearings in habeas corpus cases; Proposals to reform federal habeas corpus.
Citation Information
Charles D. Weisselberg, Evidentiary Hearings in Federal Habeas Corpus Cases, 1990 BYU L. Rev. 131 (1990)