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Felker v. Turpin

Docket No.: 95-8836
Argued: June 3, 1996
Decided: June 28, 1996

Topics:

28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Appellate Procedure, Article I, Death Penalty, Exceptions Clause, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Suspension Clause, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, probable cause, res judicata

PartyNames: FELKER v. TURPIN, WARDEN Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Petitioner: Felker
Respondent: Turpin

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Felker
v.
Turpin
518 U.S. 651 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 2333135 L.Ed.2d 827 (518 U.S.
Question:

Do the Act's Title I provisions, preventing the Supreme Court from reviewing an appellate review panel's denial of leave to file a second habeas petition, unconstitutionally "suspend" the habeas writ and restrict the Court's authority to entertain original habeas petitions?

Felker v. Turpin
ORAL ARGUMENT

June 03, 1996

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Turpin, 0 vote(s) against

Felker v. Turpin
Case Documents

1Opinion in Felker v. Turpin
2Opinion in Felker v. Turpin
Additional documents for this case are pending review.