Spring 2012 - Habeas Corpus
Mitchell, Jonathan F
Course ID: 279M Unique # 29335 Credit Hours: 2
3:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Monday, May 7
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
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.
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