CrimProf Blog

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

Monday, January 24, 2011

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grants

Summaries from ScotusBlog, which includes links to papers and opinions below:

  • Howes v. Fields: Whether this Court’s clearly established precedent under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 holds that a prisoner is always "in custody" for purposes of Miranda any time that prisoner is isolated from the general prison population and questioned about conduct occurring outside the prison regardless of the surrounding circumstances.
  • Reynolds v. United States: Validity of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act and its implementing regulations.

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