Federal Law


Writ of Habeas Corpus

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Federal Appeals

Defendants who have been convicted of a federal criminal crime are entitled to file a direct appeal under federal statute 18 U.S.C. §§ 3732, 3742. The defendant may appeal either the conviction or the sentence imposed after either a guilty plea has been entered, or after a trial. A defendant’s conviction is not final until it has been affirmed on direct appeal.

Defendants who file an appeal are known as the “appellate.” An appeal is sent to a court of appeals in which the trial court proceedings are reviewed to make sure that all proceedings were carried out in accordance with the law…

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Title VII. General Provisions

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title VII. General Provisions

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Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Part II—Criminal Procedure (§§ 3001—3771)

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Rule 24. Proceeding in Forma Pauperis

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title VI. Habeas Corpus; Proceedings in a Forma Pauperis; Rule 24. Proceeding in Forma Pauperis

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Rule 23. Custody or Release of a Prisoner in a Habeas Corpus Proceeding

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title VI. Habeas Corpus; Proceedings in a Forma Pauperis; Rule 23. Custody or Release of a Prisoner in a Habeas Corpus Proceeding

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Rule 22. Habeas Corpus and Section 2255 Proceedings

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title VI. Habeas Corpus; Proceedings in a Forma Pauperis; Rule 22. Habeas Corpus and Section 2255 Proceedings

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Rule 12.1. Remand After an Indicative Ruling by the District Court on a Motion for Relief That Is Barred by a Pending Appeal

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Courtl Rule 12.1. Remand After an Indicative Ruling by the District Court on a Motion for Relief That Is Barred by a Pending Appeal

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Rule 12. Docketing the Appeal; Filing a Representation Statement; Filing the Record

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 12. Docketing the Appeal; Filing a Representation Statement; Filing the Record

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Rule 11. Forwarding the Record

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 11. Forwarding the Record

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Rule 10. The Record on Appeal

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 10. The Record on Appeal

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Rule 9. Release in a Criminal Case

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 9. Release in a Criminal Case

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Rule 7. Bond for Costs on Appeal in a Civil Case

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 7. Bond for Costs on Appeal in a Civil Case

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Rule 8. Stay or Injunction Pending Appeal

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 8. Stay or Injunction Pending Appeal

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Rule 6. Appeal in a Bankruptcy Case

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 6. Appeal in a Bankruptcy Case from a Final Judgment, Order, or Decree of a District Court or Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

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Rule 5 Appeal by Permission

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 5. Appeal by Permission

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Rule 4. Appeal as of Right—When Taken

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 4. Appeal as of Right—When Taken

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Rule 3. Appeal as of Right—How Taken

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title II. Appeal from a Judgment or Order of a District Court; Rule 3. Appeal as of Right—How Taken

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Title I. Applicability of Rules

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Title I. Applicability of Rules; Rule 1. Scope of Rules; Title; Rule 2. Suspension of Rules

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Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Title 28 App. Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

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Federal Law – § 3732 through § 3741

Federal Appellate Law – § 3732 through § 3741

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Federal Law – § 3731. Appeal by United States

Title 18; Part II; Chapter 235; § 3731. Appeal by United States.

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Federal Law – § 3600A. Preservation of biological evidence

Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure; Part II; Chapter 228A—Post DNA Conviction Testing; § 3600A. Preservation of biological evidence

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Federal Law – Chapter 228A – Post-Conviction DNA Testing

Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure; Part II; Chapter 228A—Post DNA Conviction Testing; § 3600. DNA testing

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Federal Law – § 3742. Review of a sentence

Title 18; Part II; Chapter 235; § 3742. Review of a sentence; Appeal by Defendant and Appeal by Government.

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