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Calderon v. Ashmus

Docket No.: 97-391
Argued: March 24, 1998
Decided: May 26, 1998

Topics:

Article 3, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Case or Controversy Requirement, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Article I, Civil Procedure, Death Penalty, Eleventh Amendment, First Amendment, habeas, habeas corpus, patent, preliminary injunction

Petitioner: Calderon
Respondent: Ashmus

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 123 F.3d 1199
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 740 (1998)
Question:

Are state prisoners' challenges of the applicability of Chapter 154 of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 to their respective states, separate from a federal habeas corpus petition challenging their state court prosecution, an Article III "case or controversy" to which federal courts are limited?

Calderon v. Ashmus
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 24, 1998

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Calderon, 0 vote(s) against
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