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Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Immigration and Habeas Corpus

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Habeas happiness for Guantánamo detainee (Boumediene v. Bush)

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Amanda Tyler and the Original Meaning of the Habeas Corpus Suspension Clause

Nonoriginalism is not necessarily more protective of rights. It can also choose not to protect certain rights — namely, those in the Constitution. For example, the Supreme Court continues to inadequately protect rights under the Contracts Clause. Another example is … Continue reading

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Court Rejects 2013 Precedent Granting Habeas Relief, Holds Confrontation Clause Not Violated

In Mitchell v. Superintendent Dallas SCI, No. 17-3118 (Aug. 23, 2018), the Court upholds the denial of relief to a habeas petitioner whose codefendant had prevailed on the very same claim in 2013. At issue was the admission of a … Continue reading

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Marceau & Wise on Habeas for Nonhumans

Justin F. Marceau and Steve Wise (University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Nonhuman Rights Project) has posted Exonerating the Innocent: Habeas for Nonhuman Animals (Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolution: Twenty-Five Years of Freeing the Innocent, Cambridge University, 2017) on … Continue reading

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