The Story of Tarble's Case: State Habeas and Federal Detention

FEDERAL COURTS STORIES, Vicki C. Jackson & Judith Resnik eds., Thomson/West, Forthcoming

19 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2009  

Ann Woolhandler

University of Virginia School of Law

Michael G. Collins

University of Virginia School of Law

Date Written: August 11, 2009

Abstract

This essay addresses the background to and significance of Tarble’s Case (1872), in which the Supreme Court concluded that state courts lack the power to issue habeas corpus to challenge the lawfulness of detention by federal officials.

Suggested Citation

Woolhandler, Ann and Collins, Michael G., The Story of Tarble's Case: State Habeas and Federal Detention (August 11, 2009). FEDERAL COURTS STORIES, Vicki C. Jackson & Judith Resnik eds., Thomson/West, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1447422

Ann Woolhandler (Contact Author)

University of Virginia School of Law ( email )

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Michael G. Collins

University of Virginia School of Law ( email )

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Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States
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