“Inventive captioning”

January 8, 2013

  • 197 Habeas Corpus
  • 197III Jurisdiction, Proceedings, and Relief
  • 197III(C) Proceedings
  • 197III(C)1 In General
  • 197k665 Petition or Application
  • 197k666 k. Characterization; Treatment as Habeas Corpus Petition.

197 Habeas CorpusPrisoners cannot avoid the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) rules by inventive captioning.
Melton v. United States, 359 F.3d 855 (7th Cir. 2004)
Suggested by John Wesley Hall, Attorney; John Wesley Hall Jr. PC; Little Rock, AR