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Habeas for the twenty-first century : uses, abuses, and the future of the great writ

King, Nancy J., 1958-

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  • Creator Nancy J. King and Joseph L. Hoffmann
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0226436977, 9780226436975
  • OCLC ocn664519680

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • An introduction to the writ of habeas corpus -- Habeas and detention without conviction -- The history of habeas review of state criminal cases -- The costly charade: habeas and state prisoners today -- The future of habeas review of state criminal cases -- Collateral review for prisoners convicted of federal crimes -- Habeas and the death penalty -- The future of capital habeas -- Sentence-administration claims: square peg in a round hole -- Habeas for the twenty-first century