Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996
The Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996
is a series of laws in the US introduced on April 24
to "deter terrorism, provide justice for victims, provide for an effective death penalty, and for other purposes". It was introduced following the Oklahoma City bombing
It imposes a limit for all habeas appeals in capital cases and reduces the length of the appeal process by limiting the role of the federal courts.