Federal Habeas Corpus: Cases and Materials

Andrea Lyon / Federal Habeas Corpus: Cases and Materials

Federal Habeas Corpus: Cases and Materials

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 Innocence
  7. Exhaustion of State Remedies and Equitable Tolling
  8. Procedural Default
  9. Successive Petitions
  10. Litigating Questions of Fact
  11. Litigating Questions of Deference: When AEDPA Doesn’t Apply
  12. Harmless Error
  13. Guantanamo Bay
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