Minnesota State Law Library
Legal Topics: Habeas Corpus
Statutes: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)
Minnesota Statutes Chapter 589, Habeas Corpus; Index topic Habeas Corpus.
28 USC § 2241
28 USC § 2254
28 USC § 2255
Resources: (Print resources are available at the Law Library and in county law libraries around the state.)
Dunnell Minnesota Digest, Minnesota's legal encyclopedia, article on Habeas Corpus.
McCarr, Henry W. and Jack S. Nordby. Criminal Law and Procedure, 3rd ed. (West Group, 2001) Reference Desk KFM5480 .M53. Section 40.1.
Pirsig, Maynard E. Pirsig on Minnesota Pleading, 6th ed. (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 2008) Reference Desk KFM5935 .P57 2008, Chapter 4, part XLIV, Habeas Corpus.
Prisoner Forms, from the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Pro Se Prisoner Resources, from the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Includes Prisoner Litigation Guidebooks, information sheets and forms.
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