Saturday, March 25, 2017
Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers:
- Lee v. U.S.: Whether it is always irrational for a noncitizen defendant with longtime legal resident status and extended familial and business ties to the United States to reject a plea offer notwithstanding strong evidence of guilt when the plea would result in mandatory and permanent deportation.
- Overton v. U.S.: Whether the petitioners' convictions must be set aside under Brady v. Maryland.
- Turner v. U.S.: Whether the petitioners' convictions must be set aside under Brady v. Maryland.
- Honeycutt v. U.S.: Whether 21 U.S.C. § 853(a)(1) mandates joint and several liability among co-conspirators for forfeiture of the reasonably foreseeable proceeds of a drug conspiracy.