Pending Issues
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Habeas Corpus

The following articles are from the 2013 FDAP/SDAP Appellate Workshop and are provided to assist in your research. Some of the material has been superseded by more recent developments in the law. You should never rely solely on the information provided here. You should always read a cited case to be sure it is accurate, and you should always check to be sure it remains valid case law.

Issue Spotting

Preparing Appellant's Opening Brief

Techniques for Persuasive Brief Writing

Preparing Appellant's Reply Brief

Investigating and Preparing Habeas Petitions

Formulating a Prejudice Argument

Petitions for Rehearing and Review

Instructional Error

Evidentiary Error

Sentencing Error

Forfeiture Problems


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