Michael Collins

The Story of Tarble’s Case: State Habeas and Federal Detention

PUBLISHER
Foundation Press
DATE
2010
 

Abstract

This essay addresses the background to and significance of Tarble’s Case (1872), in which the Supreme Court concluded that state courts lack the power to issue habeas corpus to challenge the lawfulness of detention by federal officials.

Citation

Michael G. Collins & Ann Woolhandler, The Story of Tarble’s Case: State Habeas and Federal Detention, in Vicki C. Jackson & Judith Resnik Federal Courts Stories, Foundation Press, 141-161 (2010).
 

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