The District Court held an extensive evidentiary hearing on McCleskey's petition. Although it believed that McCleskey's Eighth Amendment claim was foreclosed by the Fifth Circuit's decision in Spinkellink v. Wainwright, 678 F.2d 682, 612-616 (1978), cert. denied, 440 U.S. 976 (1979), it nevertheless considered the Baldus study with care. It ...
Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, 559 U.S. 356 (2010), is a case in which the United States Supreme Court decided that criminal defense attorneys must advise noncitizen clients about the deportation risks of a guilty plea.
Oct 10, 2021 · Fundamental rights are fair and legal rights guaranteed by the Constitution to protect a country's citizens. ... Arizona v. Gant: Case Brief & Decision Carroll v. ... Gideon v. Wainwright 1963 ...
475; appointment of counsel for the indigent suspect is tied to Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U. S. 335, and Douglas v. California, 372 U. S. 353, ante p. 473; the silent-record doctrine is borrowed from Carnley v. Cochran, 369 U. S. 506, ante p. 475, as is the right to an express offer of counsel, ante p. 471.
decision in Mapp v. Ohio. 7 . Mapp held that illegally seized evidence was inadmissible in state trials-the so-called exclusionary rule. There fol-lowed a period of remarkably rapid, comprehensive innovation. In 1963, in Gideon v. Wainwright, 8 . the Court guaranteed the right of the indigent to be represented by counsel in a felony case.
Nov 02, 2017 · The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U. S. 321, 337. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. Syllabus. Ramos v. Louisiana. certiorari to the court of appeal of louisiana, fourth circuit
Feb 02, 2021 · The Warren Court was the period from October 5, 1953, to June 23, 1969, during which Earl Warren served as chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Along with the Marshall Court of Chief Justice John Marshall from 1801 to 1835, the Warren Court is remembered as one of the two most impactful periods in American constitutional law.