Evidentiary Hearings in Federal Habeas Corpus Cases

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Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol: 1990, Page: 131

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Weisselberg, Charles D.
United States; Criminal Law; Habeas Corpus; Law
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Discusses federal habeas corpus cases in the United States. Debate on the writ of habeas corpus; View that federal habeas corpus serves as a federal appeal for state prisoners; Development of federal writ of habeas corpus; Growth of federal civil litigation and habeas corpus petitions; Frequency of evidentiary hearings in habeas corpus cases; Proposals to reform federal habeas corpus.