CrimProf Blog

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

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grants

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

  • City of Hays, Kansas v. VogtWhether the Fifth Amendment is violated when statements are used at a probable cause hearing but not at a criminal trial.
  • Collins v. VirginiaWhether the Fourth Amendment's automobile exception permits a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter private property, approach a house and search a vehicle parked a few feet from the house.
  • Byrd v. United StatesExpectations of privacy in rental car for someone who is not an authorized driver.
  • McCoy v. LouisianaWhether it is unconstitutional for defense counsel to concede a defendant’s guilt over the defendant’s objection.
  • Rosales-Mireles v. United StatesSentencing error case raising question of standard for the court of appeals to correct a plain error.

| Permalink


Post a comment