Description Date Docket #
Roundtree v. Krueger
United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Sentencing
Affirmed a life sentence on charges of selling heroin that led to a user's death. The case was procedurally complex because the defendant had filed...
12/06/2018 14-3696
Blackman v. Davis
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the dismissal of a successive petition for federal habeas corpus relief. Held that the district court was not authorized to grant a...
11/28/2018 16-11820
Hummel v. Davis
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied a state prisoner's request for a certificate of appealability to appeal the denial of his federal habeas corpus petition.
11/19/2018 18-70004
Garner v. Lee
United States Second Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated the granting of federal habeas relief. Held that, given the strong evidence of the state prisoner's guilt, he had not shown that his defense...
11/15/2018 17‐78‐pr
People v. Caldwell
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a state prisoner could appeal an order denying his factual innocence habeas motion, rejecting the People's contention that the order was not...
11/15/2018 A148828
Williams v. Filson
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a Nevada death row inmate was entitled to an evidentiary hearing on one of his penalty-phase ineffective assistance of counsel claims, among...
11/09/2018 13-99002
MacDonald v. Hedgpeth
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a California state prisoner was entitled to federal habeas relief because insufficient evidence at his robbery trial supported a 10-year...
11/05/2018 16-55240
Raby v. Davis
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied a death row inmate's request for a certificate of appealability to challenge the district court's denial of his Federal Rule of Civil Procedure...
10/31/2018 18-70018
Rubio v. Davis
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the district court had jurisdiction to hear a petition for habeas corpus. The "in custody" requirement was satisfied even though the state...
10/30/2018 16-20671
US v. McDaniels
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the denial of a prisoner's motion for federal habeas corpus relief. Held that jurisdiction was lacking over some of his claims because his...
10/26/2018 16-20508

FindLaw Career Center

    Select a Job Title


      Post a Job  |  Careers Home

    View More