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Stewart v. Martinez-Villareal

Docket No.: 97-300
Argued: February 25, 1998
Decided: May 18, 1998

Topics:

28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Death Penalty, EPA, Eighth Amendment, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, res judicata

Petitioner: Stewart
Respondent: Martinez-Villareal

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 118 F.3d 628
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 637 (1998)
Question:

May a state prison death row inmate who already has lost on one or more federal habeas corpus petitions file a subsequent petition to claim that he cannot be executed because he is incompetent?

Stewart v. Martinez-Villareal
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 25, 1998

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Martinez-Villareal, 2 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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