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Carey v. Saffold

Docket No.: 01-301
Certiorari Granted: Oct 15 2001
Argued: February 27, 2002
Decided: June 17, 2002


28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, ADA, Death Penalty, Fair Labor Standards Act, NLRA, habeas, habeas corpus, murder

PartyNames: Tom L. Carey, Warden v. Tony Eugene Saffold
Petitioner: Tom L. Carey, Warden
Respondent: Tony Eugene Saffold

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 250 F.3d 1262
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Tom L. Carey, Warden
Tony Eugene Saffold
536 U.S. 214 (2002)

Does the word "pending," in the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, cover the time between a lower state court's decision and the filing of a notice of appeal to a higher state court? If so, does it apply similarly to California's unique state collateral review system?

Carey v. Saffold

February 27, 2002

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Carey, 4 vote(s) against

Carey v. Saffold
Case Documents

1Opinion in Carey v. Saffold
2Opinion in Carey v. Saffold
Additional documents for this case are pending review.