Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure

Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure


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Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure is a two-volume set consisting of practical advice and analysis of U.S. Supreme Court cases written by subject matter experts Randy Hertz and James S. Liebman. The newest edition includes comprehensive coverage of:

  • The Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA);
  • Requirements states must satisfy to obtain AEDPA "opt-in" benefits;
  • Statutes of limitations;
  • Petition filing requirements;
  • Appointment of counsel;
  • Range and types of discovery;
  • Standards for obtaining federal evidentiary hearings;
  • Exhaustion of state remedies;
  • Procedural default;
  • Standards for applying AEDPA's section 2254(d)(1) and (d)(2);
  • Successive petitions;
  • Obtaining a certificate of appealability;
  • Federal prisoner practice under section 2255;
  • Types of claims that have led to the granting of the writ;
  • Military Commissions Act of 2006;
  • Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006;
  • USA Patriot Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005; and
  • REAL ID Act of 2005.

The treatise and the accompanying Supplement include extensive analysis of the latest habeas corpus case law as well as important statutory changes that directly affect you and your clients. Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure is the authoritative treatise that your clients need you to have and your practice absolutely demands.


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