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ii, 8 pages ; 24 cm
Question presented: Whether Alabama has violated the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by adopting an apportionment that produces large and unnecessary population deviations with respect to local legislative delegations that for more than a century have exercised county-level legislative power.
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iii, 13 p. ; 28 cm.
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vii, 38 pages ; 24 cm
Question presented: Whether or under what circumstances the Fifth Amendment's self-incrimination clause protects a defendant's refusal to answer law enforcement questionings before he has been arrested or read his Miranda warnings.
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i, 20 pages ; 24 cm
  • Relevant docket entries
  • Transcript of guilt-innocence proceedings (pretrial hearing on motion in limine), March 11, 2009
  • Transcript of guilt-innocence proceedings (testimony of Sergeant Elliott), March 12, 2009.
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24 pages ; 24 cm
Question presented: Whether or under what circumstances the Fifth Amendment's self-incrimination clause protects a defendant's refusal to answer law enforcement questionings before he has been arrested or read his Miranda warnings.
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ix, 32, 51 pages ; 24 cm
Question presented: Whether the government must prove that the defendant intended to defraud a bank and expose it to risk of loss in every prosecution under 18 U.S.C. § 1344.
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viii, 31, 55 pages ; 24 cm
Question presented: Whether or under what circumstances a federal agency may cancel a vacancy for the purpose of hiring a non-veteran over a disabled veteran who is ranked higher on a list of qualified candidates.
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35 pages ; 28 cm
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70 p. ; 28 cm.
  • Oral argument of Pamela S. Karlan, on behalf of the peitioner
  • Oral argument of Toby J. Heytens, on behalf of the respondent
  • Rebuttal argument of Pamela S. Karlan, on behalf of the petitioner.
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ii, 71 p. ; 28 cm.
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27 pages ; 28 cm
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30 leaves ; 28 cm.
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150 p. ; 28 cm.
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iii, 13, 19 p. ; 28 cm.
Question presented: Whether a criminal defendant's right to a jury trial under the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments is violated when a prior juvenile adjuciation--not itself decided by a jury--is used by a judge to impose a longer sentence than otherwise would be permissable.
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vi, 26, 135 p. ; 24 cm.
Question presented: Whether the Eighth Amerndment's Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause permits a state to punish the crime of rape of a child with the death penalty. If so, whether Louisiana's capital rape statute violated the Eighth Amendment insofar as it fails genuinely to nrrow the class of such offenders eligible for the death penalty.
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2 p. ; 24 cm.
Question presented: Whether the Eighth Amerndment's Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause permits a state to punish the crime of rape of a child with the death penalty. If so, whether Louisiana's capital rape statute violated the Eighth Amendment insofar as it fails genuinely to nrrow the class of such offenders eligible for the death penalty.
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154 p. ; 28 cm.
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v, 31, 5 p. ; 24 cm.
Question presented: Whether the court of appeals erred in refusing to set aside the determination by the Bureau of Prisons that petitioner was not entitled to credit against his federal sentence for time he spent in state custody, where credit for that time had been awarded by the State against petitioner's state sentence.
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v, 15, 6 p. ; 24 cm.
Question presented in Lonnie L. Burton's petition for writ of certioriari is: Mr. Burton was given an exceptional sentence of 258 months above the 304 month ceiling of the statutory sentencin range, and this Washington state sentence became final after Apprendi v. New Jersy, 530 U.S. 466 (2000), but before Blakely v. Washington, 542 U.S. 296 (2004). 1. Is the holding in Blakely a new rule or is it dictated by Apprendi? 2. If Blakely is a new rule, does its requirements that facts resulting in an enhanced statutory maximum be proved beyond a reasonable doubt apply retroactively?
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vi, 28, 19 leaves ; 28 cm.
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