CrimProf Blog

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

Monday, June 30, 2014

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant

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

  • Mellouli v. Holder: Whether, to trigger deportability under 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(B)(i), which provides that a noncitizen may be removed if he has been convicted of violating “any law or regulation of a State, the United States, or a foreign country relating to a controlled substance (as defined in section 802 of Title 21) . . . ,” the government must prove the connection between a drug paraphernalia conviction and a substance listed in section 802 of the Controlled Substances Act.

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