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Dretke v. Haley

Docket No.: 02-1824
Certiorari Granted: Oct 14 2003
Argued: March 2, 2004
Decided: May 3, 2004

Topics:

Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Double Jeopardy, EPA, First Amendment, Miranda, Obscenity, criminal procedure, habeas, habeas corpus, ineffective assistance of counsel, privacy

PartyNames: Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division v. Michael Wayne Haley
Petitioner: Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Respondent: Michael Wayne Haley

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Citation: CA 5, 306 F.3d 257. QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the "actual innocence" except ion to the procedural default ruleconcerning federal ha beas corpus claims should apply to noncapital sentencing error. CERT. GRANTED: 10/14/03
Supreme Court Docket

Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
v.
Michael Wayne Haley
541 U.S. 386 (2004)
Question Presented:

Whether the "actual innocence" except ion to the procedural default ruleconcerning federal ha beas corpus claims should apply to noncapital sentencing error. CERT. GRANTED: 10/14/03

Question:

Does the actual-innocence exception to the procedural-default doctrine apply to both capital and non-capital cases?

Note:

. CA 5, 306 F.3d 257.

Dretke v. Haley
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 2, 2004

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Dretke, 3 vote(s) against
Vote: 6-3
Opinion By:
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