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
Date Written: August 11, 2009
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.
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