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Calderon v. Thompson

Docket No.: 97-215
Argued: December 9, 1997
Decided: April 29, 1998

Topics:

28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Appellate Procedure, Civil Procedure, Comity, Death Penalty, abuse of discretion, capital murder, habeas, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel, murder

Petitioner: Calderon
Respondent: Thompson

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 120 F.3d 1045
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 538 (1998)
Question:

Did the Court of Appeal's order recalling its mandate denying Thomas M. Thompson all habeas relief violate 28 USC section 2244(b) as amended by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996? Was the order an abuse of the appellate court's discretion?

Calderon v. Thompson
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 09, 1997

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Calderon, 4 vote(s) against

Calderon v. Thompson
Case Documents

1Opinion in Calderon v. Thompson
2Opinion in Calderon v. Thompson
Additional documents for this case are pending review.