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Trest v. Cain, Warden

Docket No.: 96-7901
Argued: November 10, 1997
Decided: December 9, 1997

Topics:

Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, habeas, habeas corpus

Petitioner: Trest
Respondent: Cain, Warden

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 94 F.3d 1005
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


522 U.S. 87 (1997)
Question:

Is a Court of Appeals required to decide issues of procedural default on its own initiative, without prompting from one of the parties ("sua sponte")?

Trest v. Cain, Warden
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 10, 1997

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Trest, 0 vote(s) against

Trest v. Cain, Warden
Case Documents

1Opinion in Trest v. Cain, Warden
2Opinion in Trest v. Cain, Warden
Additional documents for this case are pending review.