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Another Hurdle To Habeas: The Streamlined Procedures Act, Michelle Hertz Mar 2007

Another Hurdle To Habeas: The Streamlined Procedures Act, Michelle Hertz

Duke Law Journal

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Mostly Harmless: An Analysis Of Post-Aedpa Federal Habeas Corpus Review Of State Harmless Error Determinations, Jeffrey S. Jacobi Feb 2007

Mostly Harmless: An Analysis Of Post-Aedpa Federal Habeas Corpus Review Of State Harmless Error Determinations, Jeffrey S. Jacobi

Michigan Law Review

Sixty years ago, in Kotteakos v. United States, the Supreme Court ruled that a small class of so-called harmless errors committed by courts did not require correction. The Court acknowledged that some judicial errors, though recognizable as errors, did not threaten the validity of criminal convictions and therefore did not quite require reversal. Specifically, the Court held that errors that violated federal statutes should be deemed harmless unless they had a "substantial and injurious effect or influence in determining the jury's verdict." While Kotteakos represented the Supreme Court's first treatment of the concept of harmlessness, other courts had a …


Does "Second" Mean Second: Examining The Split Among The Circuit Courts Of Appeals In Interpreting Aedpa's "Second Or Successive" Limitations On Habeas Corpus Petitions, Mark T. Pavkov Jan 2007

Does "Second" Mean Second: Examining The Split Among The Circuit Courts Of Appeals In Interpreting Aedpa's "Second Or Successive" Limitations On Habeas Corpus Petitions, Mark T. Pavkov

Case Western Reserve Law Review

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The Hamdan V. Rumsfeld Decision, Thomas F. Berndt, Josiah Ramsey Fricton, Alethea M. Huyser Jan 2007

The Hamdan V. Rumsfeld Decision, Thomas F. Berndt, Josiah Ramsey Fricton, Alethea M. Huyser

William Mitchell Law Review

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