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Tag Archives: Habeas Petition

Criminal Law: Habeas Petition-Immigration Detention-Removable Alien

  Where a prisoner, who has been held in federal immigration custody since May 2017, argued that his continued detention while the issue of whether he is a removable alien is litigated was unconstitutional, the district court’s grant of relief ...

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Criminal: Habeas Petition-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Advising Not to Testify in Defense

Plaintiff filed a habeas petition alleging ineffective assistance of trial counsel, who purportedly dissuaded plaintiff from testifying in his own defense in his rape trial, after trial counsel’s cross-examination revealed inconsistencies in the victim’s testimony. The Arkansas state court rejected ...

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