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McQuiggin v. Perkins

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Criminal Law
Question Presented Whether, under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, there is an actual-innocence exception to the requirement that a petitioner show an extraordinary circumstance that “prevented timely filing” of a habeas petition, and if so, whether there is an additional actual-innocence exception to the requirement that a petitioner demonstrate that “he has been pursuing his rights diligently.”
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 28 May, 2013.

Roberts
Robertsaffirm
Scalia
Scaliaaffirm
Kennedy
Kennedyremand
Thomas
Thomasaffirm
Ginsburg
Ginsburgremand
Breyer
Breyerremand
Alito
Alitoaffirm
Sotomayor
Sotomayorremand
Kagan
Kaganremand