Description Date Docket #
Alfaro v. Johnson
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the grant of habeas corpus relief because the petitioner failed to exhaust available state court remedies and because the claim was untimely...
07/14/2017 15-55337
Menefield v. Bd. of Parole Hearings
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the trial court's dismissal of a writ petition seeking parole in the case of a convict with an indefinite life sentence that was denied...
07/07/2017 C083356
Grant v. Swarthout
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Reversing the district court's dismissal of an untimely habeas corpus petition and remanding for proceedings to determine the prisoner's right to...
07/07/2017 13-55584
In Re Taitano
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the trial court's grant of a writ of habeas corpus and release of an individual found incompetent to stand trial, held for the three-year...
07/05/2017 A147412
Petrocelli v. Baker
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the denial of a pre-AEDPA habeas corpus petition relating to the petitioner's Nevada conviction for robbery and murder and reversing the...
07/05/2017 14-99006
Hall v. Haws
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Affirming the district court's order reopening habeas proceedings and finding no AEDPA bar on successive petitions, statutes of limitations, or...
07/03/2017 14-56159
Godoy v. Spearman
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the denial of a habeas corpus petition alleging improper outside influence on a jury in a murder trial and remanding to determine the...
06/30/2017 13-56024
Emily Vega v. Eric T. Schneiderman
United States Second Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Civil Rights
An order of protection prohibiting the petitioner from contacting the victim of her harassment did not place her 'in custody' because the order did...
06/23/2017 16-2364-cv
James Samples v. David Ballard
United States Fourth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Although habeas petitioner's claims raised for the first time in objections to magistrate judge's proposed findings and recommendations must generally...
06/23/2017 166740.P
McWilliams v. Dunn
United States Supreme Court
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a petition for writ of habeas corpus relief from conviction of capital murder, on grounds that the trial court denied petitioner the right to...
06/19/2017 16-5294

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