08 - 14/02/2008 11:55:00 Habeas corpus writ requesting a...

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14/02/2008 11:55:00 Habeas corpus writ requesting a court to review conditions of incarceration or basis of  detention McClesky v. Zant 1991 habeas corpus Average time sentence-execution: 7-8 years appointed counsel often receive small fees eg $1000 per case or $20 per hour in Alabama $11.75 per hour in Mississippi Strickland V. Washington, 1984, supreme court: defendant has right to representation that meets an objective standard of  reasonableness. Accused must show that there is a reasonable probability that but for  counsel’s unprofessional errors the result. Death Penalty imposed South-55% West-24% Midwest-14% Northeast-7% Inmates on death row Blacks 43% White 55% Other 2% Ombudsman Public official who investigates complaints against government officials and 
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course CJ 270 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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