CrimProf Blog

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

Monday, April 21, 2014

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grants

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

  • Heien v. North CarolinaWhether a police officer’s mistake of law can provide the individualized suspicion that the Fourth Amendment requires to justify a traffic stop.
  • Johnson v. United StatesWhether mere possession of a short-barreled shotgun should be treated as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

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