Postconviction Remedies

Author:Jeffrey Lehman, Shirelle Phelps
 
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A variety of relief sought by a convicted criminal to have his or her sentence vacated, set aside, or corrected because such a sentence was based upon some violation of the U.S. Constitution.

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Among the most common postconviction remedies available are the writ of HABEAS CORPUS and the writ of CORAM NOBIS.

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