Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Federal Sentencing Report

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

The article discusses state post-conviction remedies and a call for improvements to the U.S. criminal justice system as of April 2012, focusing on a consideration of the time and costs associated with lawsuits filed by prisoners. Several legal cases are addressed, including the U.S. Supreme Court case Cullen v. Pinholster which deals with Section 2254(d)(I) of the nation's Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.

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