Federal Habeas Corpus, Its History & PracticeClass Term:
Fall Term 2020-2021Catalog Number:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
General Enrollment CourseFull Year Course:
The course will be a short course with 12 classes and will be eligible for experiential credit.
Grade will be based on a draft petition, class participation, and a final paper.
This course will study the evolution and history of Habeas Corpus and how the writ is utilized in the federal court system today. A federal habeas case gives students an opportunity to apply constitutional law, criminal law and procedure and civil procedure. Students will draft a federal habeas petition as part of the class.