CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, November 30, 2009

Today's Criminal Law Cert Grants

Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, where links can be found to briefs and opinions below:

Barber v. Thomas: Does “term of imprisonment” in Section 212(a)(2) of the Sentencing Reform Act, enacting 18 U.S.C. 3624(b), unambiguously require the computation of good time credits on the basis of the sentence imposed?

Renico v. Lett: Whether the Sixth Circuit erred in holding that the Michigan Supreme Court failed to apply clearly established precedent by denying habeas relief on double jeopardy grounds when the state trial court declared a mistrial after the foreperson said that the jury was not going to be able to reach a verdict.

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Why was the jury not going to be able to reach a verdict on that case?

Posted by: Joe | Nov 30, 2009 4:17:58 PM

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