Habeas Corpus Leading Case

Shinn v. Ramirez

Vol. 136 No. 1 Ten years ago, the Supreme Court held in Martinez v. Ryan that ineffective assistance of postconviction counsel, in an initial-review proceeding, may establish cause...
Retroactivity Leading Case

Edwards v. Vannoy

Vol. 135 No. 1 A fundamental principle of the rule of law (and indeed, rationality) holds that like cases should be decided alike. The law of retro-activity —...
Federal Courts Recent Case

Sims v. Hyatte

Seventh Circuit Grants Habeas Relief Under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) to Petitioner Alleging Brady Violation Due to Hidden Evidence of Witness Hypnosis.

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