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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Friday, August 22, 2014

"Actual Innocence and Habeas Corpus"

Kent Scheidegger has this post at Crime & Consequences, commenting on a recent Ninth Circuit case reversing a district court's habeas grant without deciding whether innocence without an accompanying constitutional violation can justify relief. He suggests that the Ninth Circuit's conclusion that innocence had not been shown is a common pattern in the cases raising the issue.

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