CrimProf Blog

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

Monday, May 24, 2010

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant

Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to briefs and the opinion below:

  • Skinner v. Switzer: Whether a convicted prisoner seeking access to biological evidence for DNA testing may assert that claim in a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, or whether such a claim may be asserted only in a petition for writ of habeas corpus.

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