Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Supreme Court Releases Per Curiam Habeas Opinion

SCOTUSblog is reporting that the Supreme Court issued a habeas decision today, Evans v. Chavis. The Court held that an inmate who waits more than three years between a ruling in a lower state court and an appeal to that state's supreme court has not pursued his claims with diligence. (Link to opinion)

This post will be updated when I have an opportunity to digest the opinion.


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