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Tibbals v. Carter

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Criminal Law
Question Presented (1) Do capital prisoners possess a “right to competence” in federal habeas proceedings under Rees v. Peyton, 384 U.S. 312 (1966)? (2) Can a federal district court order an indefinite stay of a federal habeas proceeding under Rees?
Lower Court's Decision yes and yes
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 07 January, 2013.

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