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Monday, April 4, 2011

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grants

Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers and opinions below:

  • Greene v. Fisher: For purposes of adjudicating a state prisoner's petition for federal habeas relief, what is the temporal cutoff for whether a decision from this Court qualifies as “clearly established Federal law” under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d), as amended by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996?
  • Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington: Whether the Fourth Amendment permits a jail to conduct a suspicionless strip search whenever an individual is arrested, including for minor offenses.

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