Tag: #Habeas

Howell v. Superintendent Albion SCI

In Howell v. Superinrtendent Albion SCI, Howell filed a F.R.C.P. 60(b)(6) motion to set aside the earlier dismissal of his habeas petition. Rule 60(b)(6) serves as a gateway past the procedural

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Tyson v. Superintendent Houtzdale SCI

In Tyson v Superintendent Houtzdale SCI, the 3rd Circuit held that a criminal defendant’s trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance by failing to object to the trial court’s jury instruction. The

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Rosen v. Superintendent SCI Mahanoy

In Rosen v. Superintendent of SCI Mahanoy, the 3rd Circuit affirmed the denial of the defendant’s habeas petition, ruling that the defendant failed to demonstrate that the Commonwealth’s use at

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Hope v. Warden Cook Cnty. Prison

In Hope v. Warden York Cnty. Prison, the 3rd Circuit held that Petitioners’ claim that unconstitutional conditions of confinement at York and Pike Co. required their release was cognizable in

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Commonwealth v. McClelland

Bill Clinton made us all ask what the definition of “is” is. In Commonwealth v. McClelland, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court debated the meaning of “any,” overruled Commonwealth v. Ricker, and

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United States v. Scripps

At the defendant’s sentencing, the sentencing judge never directly addressed the defendant, though the judge repeatedly noted to the defendant would have a chance to speak, if he wished. On

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Hope v. Warden York Cty. Prison

#TRO #PreliminaryInjunction #Jurisdiction #Habeas Several immigration detainees filed a habeas corpus petition seeking their release based on the COVID-19 pandemic and the conditions of the jails in which they were

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