CrimProf Blog

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

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Next week's criminal law/procedure arguments

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


  • U.S. v. Bryant: Whether reliance on valid uncounseled tribal-court misdemeanor convictions, in order to prove 18 U.S.C. § 117(a)’s predicate-offense element, violates the Constitution.


  • Bernard v. Minnesota and related cases: Whether, in the absence of a warrant, a state may make it a crime for a person to refuse to take a chemical test to detect the presence of alcohol in the person’s blood.

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