SCOTUS says actual innocence gets around statute of limitations for habeas petitions….

In the Perkins decision today, SCOTUS said that actual innocence, if proved, provides a gateway through which a federal habeas corpus petitioner may pass to overcome a failure to file within the one-year statute of limitations.   Opinion here.

2 responses to “SCOTUS says actual innocence gets around statute of limitations for habeas petitions….

  1. Docile Jim Brady – Columbus OH 43209

    Habeas is alive in the 6th Circuit .

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