Federal Habeas Corpus: A Brief Legal Overview

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This report discusses Federal habeas corpus, which is a procedure under which a federal court may review the legality of an individual’s incarceration. It is most often the stage of the criminal appellate process that follows direct appeal and any available state collateral review.

Creator(s): Doyle, Charles
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 26, 2006
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Doyle, Charles

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 26, 2006
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This report discusses Federal habeas corpus, which is a procedure under which a federal court may review the legality of an individual’s incarceration. It is most often the stage of the criminal appellate process that follows direct appeal and any available state collateral review.

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43 Pages.

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