Appellate Courts and Death Row Inmates
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This paper examines the issue of habeas corpus appeals for death row inmates, arguing that they are unnecessary. It further examines the issues of a fair trial, possible wrongful conviction and the drain on resources that these appeals entail.
From the Paper:"The issue of the appellate courts' role in capital punishment cases is a matter of controversy. Some people feel that the federal courts should be allowed to review cases of state prisoners on the basis of habeas corpus to ensure that they have received a fair trial. Justice John Paul Stevens has noted that federal habeas proceedings reveal deficiencies in ... percent to ... percent of the capital cases, a finding that suggests that failing to allow federal review of such cases submits..."
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