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WOODFORD v. GARCEAU, 01-1862

For purposes of application of amendments made to 28 U.S.C. ch. 153 by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA), a case does not become "pending" until an application for federal habeas corpus relief is filed in federal court, and an application filed after the AEDPA effective date is subject to AEDPA amendments.

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  • Decided 03/25/2003
  • Published 03/25/2003

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  • United States Supreme Court

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