CrimProf Blog

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

Monday, November 2, 2015

Last week's criminal law/procedure cert grant

Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers:

  • Voisine v. United States(1) Whether a misdemeanor crime with the mens rea of recklessness qualifies as a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" as defined by 18 U.S.C. §§ 921(a)(33)(A) and 922(g)(9); and (2) whether 18 U.S.C. §§ 921(a)(33)(A) and 922(g)(9) are unconstitutional under the Second, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments and the Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution.

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