Skip to comments.Supreme Court upholds California's handling of inmate appeals
Posted on 02/23/2011 9:41:02 AM PST by SmithL
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously upheld California's handling of inmate appeals; at least, so far as deadlines go.
In a case arising out of a 1986 murder in Sacramento, the Court ruled that California need not set a specific deadline for when inmates file their habeas corpus petitions. . . .
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.sacbee.com ...
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