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What is the Anti-terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act? What is the public opinion of this act?

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The Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (also known as AEDPA) is an Act of Congress signed into law on April 24, 1996. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antiterrorism_and_Effective_Death_Penalty_Act_of_1996)

The AEDPA had a tremendous impact on the law of habeas corpus in the United States. One provision of the AEDPA limits the power of federal judges to grant relief unless the state court's adjudication of the claim resulted in a decision that was
1. contrary to, or involved an unreasonable application of clearly established federal law as determined by the Supreme Court of the United States; or
2. based on an unreasonable determination of the facts in light of the evidence presented in the state court ...

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