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5 Things You Didnt Know About Habeas Corpus Relief

“Habeas corpus” is a term that originated in English common law. It is meant to protect individuals from being illegally imprisoned. Someone held in custody can file a petition requiring the custodian to provide adequate...more

Fourth Circuit Declines to Extend Janus to Criminal Cases

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a lawyer’s habeas petition, finding that Janus Capital Group Inc. v. First Derivative Traders, a US Supreme Court case...more

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