Postconviction Remedies, 2019 Edition. Brian R. Means. Thomson Reuters, July 2019. 2 Volumes. Softbound. Ex-library with shelf location labels at foot of spines, property stamps on title pages and top page edges, and small bar code labels on front covers, else very good. Publisher's Price USD 1,456. Special $250. * This work covers each aspect of the postconviction review process along with thorough analysis and extensive citations. Written to make the application of complex and changing legal principles as straightforward as possible, the text identifies controlling legal standards and developing issues, and uses case examples to illustrate how legal doctrines are applied. The text also distinguishes the multitude of remedies available, describes them in detail, and offers solutions for problems that may arise. Coverage includes key issues such as: Federal and state postconviction remedies for challenging both state and federal convictions; The sweeping changes enacted by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA); Procedural aspects of the collateral review process, including jurisdiction, cognizability, custody, mootness, standing, abstention, the Heck doctrine, pleadings, discovery, expansion of the record, evidentiary hearings, exhaustion of remedies, procedural default, statute of limitations, Teague new rules, second or successive petitions and motions, AEDPA standards of review, and the harmless error doctrine.
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