Habeas Corpus

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
WED 3:45 - 5:35 pm TNH 3.129

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final May 1, 2014 1:30 pm A-Z in 2.138

Description

This course covers the history of the Great Writ and the evolution of the scope of federal habeas corpus review and relief; the Suspension Clause; habeas review in capital cases including stays of execution; alternatives to habeas review; state post-conviction proceedings; the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA); and jurisdictional issues in both the trial and appellate courts. The course will be valuable to students seeking federal judicial clerkships as well as those interested in prosecutorial work or post-conviction representation.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Cases and Materials on Federal Courts, 2d *
Wells, Marshall, Yackle, and Nichol
West , edition: 2d
ISBN: 9780314911513
Cases and Materials on Federal Courts, 2d, 2011 Supplement *
Wells, Marshall, Yackle, and Nichol
West , edition: 2d, 2011
ISBN: 9780314274588

Instructors

Headshot of Mitchell, Jonathan F. Mitchell, Jonathan F.
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