Many lawyers never in their careers have occasion to employ the writ of habeas corpus. It is only natural that there should exist, even within the profession, widespread lack of knowledge about the substantive rights guarded by this great engine of release and the procedures involved in its use. This article is designed to demonstrate the scope and manner of using the writ to attack criminal judgments of sentence in federal cases.
Frank A. Peters,
Collateral Attack by Habeas Corpus Upon Federal Judgments in Criminal Cases,
23 Wash. L. Rev. & St. B.J.
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