Description Date Docket #
Illarramendi v. US
United States Second Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Summarily affirmed the denial of a prisoner's motion for supervised release or bail pending resolution of his habeas petition.
10/16/2018 18‐35
Mejia v. Davis
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the federal district court erred in granting a prisoner habeas corpus relief because the court should have deferred to the state court's...
10/11/2018 17-41137
Payton v. Davis
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied a California state prisoner's request for a certificate of appealability to appeal the denial of his motion for relief from a judgment under...
10/10/2018 17-55054
In re Loza
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Granted a petition for a writ of habeas corpus and vacated a first-degree murder conviction for a gang-related killing. Held that the jury may have...
09/28/2018 G054978
People v. Linville
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a murder conviction, rejecting the defendant's contention that she should not have been prosecuted for murder because she had already been...
09/28/2018 A140600
US v. Hoskins
United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Sentencing
Held that a defendant who had pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges could not challenge his sentence through a 28 U.S.C. section 2255 motion,...
09/26/2018 17‐70‐cr
In re Bourgeois
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied a federal death-row inmate's request to authorize consideration of a successive habeas motion to vacate his death sentence, in a revised...
09/24/2018 18-40270
Czech v. Melvin
United States Seventh Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the denial of habeas relief to a defendant convicted in state court of first-degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm for his role...
09/21/2018 17-1838
In re Sims
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Granted a petition for writ of habeas corpus claiming that a prisoner had been incompetent to stand trial. The prisoner, a former attorney who was...
09/14/2018 E069440
In re Palmer
California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated a parole board decision. A state prisoner, who had pleaded guilty in 1988 to kidnapping, argued that he was entitled to a new parole hearing...
09/13/2018 A147177

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