Harmonizing Equitable Exceptions: Why Courts Should Recognize an "Actual Innocence" Exception to the AEDPA's Statute of Limitations

September 2012
San Diego Law Review;Fall2012, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p1283
Academic Journal
The article focuses on federal habeas relief to recognize actual innocence of statute. It discusses the court case of Lee v. Lampert in which the Ninth Circuit recognized the actual innocence exception in consistent with the principle of Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA). It states the U.S. Supreme Court case Schlup v. Delo expanded the ability to reopen a case in light of new evidence of innocence. It mentions habeas corpus to safeguards equal and constitutional rights.


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