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15 Feb 2016, 7:28 am by Jay Wolman
 Today, in the wake of Justice Scalia’s death, he decided to post a dyslogy highlighting the concurrence in Herrera v. [read post]
3 Oct 2008, 7:57 pm
  The Court is deciding whether to review Davis' innocence claim, which would revisit a line a cases that started with the 1993 Texas case of Herrera v. [read post]
19 Aug 2014, 2:34 pm by Kent Scheidegger
  The Supreme Court seemed poised to decide the "actual innocence" question in Herrera v. [read post]
24 Aug 2010, 1:38 pm by Kent Scheidegger
Eighteen years ago, the Supreme Court took up the case of Herrera v. [read post]
3 Jun 2022, 4:30 am by Eric Segall
But the angriest and most upset I ever heard him was about an old concurring opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia in Herrera v. [read post]
15 May 2009, 7:58 am
Supreme Court to rule that existing procedural barriers not deny him the opportunity for a court to hear his strong claim of innocence but the Court ruled against him.In his dissenting opinion in Herrera v. [read post]
22 Nov 2008, 12:56 pm
Abandoning the pursuitof justice for the sake of merely closing the file on a criminalcase undermines the public's confidence in the reliability of thecriminal justice system In Herrera v. [read post]
28 Feb 2015, 4:49 pm by Jeff Gamso
 As she has before.It was Harry Blackmun who said, in dissent from the denial of cert in Herrera v Collins,The execution of a person who can show that he is innocent comes perilously close to simple murder.Of course, Judge Keller would deny Linda Carty the opportunity to make that showing. [read post]
30 May 2022, 9:01 pm by Austin Sarat
”Shinn is not the first time that conservative Justices have elevated finality over justice even if doing so risks executing the innocent.In 1993, Herrera v Collins, with then Chief Justice Rehnquist writing for another six-Justice majority, held that a death row inmate was not entitled to federal habeas corpus relief when his petition was based on a claim that new evidence proved his innocence but did not allege any other federal constitutional violation.Rehnquist… [read post]