Briefly: Sometimes You Can't Get There From Here

By Eric Magnuson

June 29, 2021

Creativity sometimes works out, but even extreme creativity may not be enough in some cases. A tenacious state court litigant in a criminal case might be able to seek relief in federal court by habeas, challenging the constitutionality of his or her conviction. Not so in the civil world, although recently there was an interesting try.

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