Charles D. Weisselberg,
Evidentiary Hearings in Federal Habeas Corpus Cases, 1990
BYU L. Rev.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/341
Discusses federal habeas corpus cases in the United States. Debate on the writ of habeas corpus; View that federal habeas corpus serves as a federal appeal for state prisoners; Development of federal writ of habeas corpus; Growth of federal civil litigation and habeas corpus petitions; Frequency of evidentiary hearings in habeas corpus cases; Proposals to reform federal habeas corpus.