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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2013

Habeas Corpus

Instructor: Mitchell, J Credits: 2 Course ID: 279M Unique #29195
     Day    Time   Location
   Monday 3:45 pm - 5:35 pm JON 5.206
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Wednesday, May 1 1:30 pm -   A-Z
  2.138
  2.138
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

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. 

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