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Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

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By Nancy J. King and Joseph L. Hoffmann,
The University of Chicago Press


Introduction vii
Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Writ of Habeas Corpus 1
Chapter 2. Habeas and Detention without Conviction 18
Chapter 3. The History of Habeas Review of State Criminal Cases 48
Chapter 4. The Costly Charade: Habeas and State Prisoners Today 67
Chapter 5. The Future of Habeas Review of State Criminal Cases 87
Chapter 6. Collateral Review for Prisoners Convicted of Federal Crimes 108
Chapter 7. Habeas and the Death Penalty 122
Chapter 8. The Future of Capital Habeas 135
Chapter 9. Sentence-Administration Claims: Square Peg in a Round Hole 153
Chapter 10. Habeas for the Twenty-First Century 167

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