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Monday, November 7, 2011

Statements regarding cert denial in capital case involving expert's opinion on correlation of race to crime

Justice Alito's statement in support of denying review, joined by Justices Scalia and Breyer, in Buck v. Thaler is here, stating that the statements "would provide a basis for reversal of petitioner's sentence if the prosecution were responsible for presenting that testimony to the jury. Justice Sotomayor's dissent from denial of cert, joined by Justice Kagan, is here.

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