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H Amdt 954 - Habeas Corpus Reform Amendment - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (135-283) - (Key vote)
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Title: Habeas Corpus Reform Amendment

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would strike provisions relating to habeas corpus reform that place strict limits on the ability of State death row prisoners to challenge in Federal court the constitutionality of their conviction or sentence.

Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Habeas Corpus Reform Amendment

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  • Melvin Luther 'Mel' Watt (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
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