Description Date Docket #
Lucien v. Spencer
United States First Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the district court's denial of a writ of habeas corpus arising from convictions for first-degree murder, counts of armed robbery, and...
09/15/2017 15-2153P.01A
In Re: Jesse Barber
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Granting a writ of habeas corpus in the case of a man, held by the sheriff because he had failed to complete a work release program in 2010, whose...
09/14/2017 B284060
Atwood v. Ryan
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the denial of a petition for writ of habeas corpus in case of a man found guilty of kidnapping and first degree felony murder with a history...
09/13/2017 14-99002
Cain v. Chappell
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the district court denial of a habeas corpus petition by a man sentenced to death for the murder of a couple that resided next door to his...
09/13/2017 13-99008
Smith v. Williams
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the district court's judgment dismissing as untimely the federal habeas corpus petition of a convict because a judgment only refers to the...
09/08/2017 15-16967
Wilkerson v. Superintendent Fayette SCI
United States Third Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Reversing the grant of a petition on a habeas claim because the defendant did not meet the bar for relief because they failed to demonstrate that the...
09/08/2017 15-1598
In Re: Thomas F. Hoffner
United States Third Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure, Constitutional Law
Authorizing a successive habeas corpus petition in the case of a convict seeking review of his sentence as a career criminal under the residual clause...
09/07/2017 15-2883
Bennett v. USA
United States First Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a case where a convict challenging their sentence enhancement died before an opinion was issued granting the appeal of the grant of their habeas...
09/05/2017 16-2039
Ybarra, Jr. v. Filson
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacating a district court order denying a Nevada prisoner's motion to reopen his habeas corpus proceedings challenging his death sentence and...
09/01/2017 13-17326
Mathias v. Superintendent Frackville SCI
United States Third Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the District Court's grant of habeas relief granted to a petitioner in a first-degree murder conviction because the court incorrectly...
08/28/2017 14-4694

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