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Petitioning for a Writ of Habeas Corpus in Federal Court

If you believe you are being detained in violation of your U.S. Constitutional rights, you may be entitled to file a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in federal court. Translated from the Latin phrase “to produce the body,” a habeas corpus pe… Read More
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What are the Possible Outcomes of an Appeal?

There are several possible outcomes of an appeal — the lower court’s holding may be “affirmed,” “reversed,” “affirmed in part and reversed in part,” “dismissed,” or “modified.” Each of these are very different results. What Do… Read More
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