A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
Do capital inmates have a right to competently assist their counsel in habeas corpus proceedings? On October 9, 2012 the United States Supreme Court will review two cases about this … Continue reading
Here are few criminal justice cases to watch for during the 2012 Supreme Court Term (From SCOTUSBlog): Bailey v. United States: Issue: Whether, pursuant to Michigan v. Summers, police officers may detain … Continue reading
Excerpted from the ACLU Summary of the 2011 Supreme Court Term (see link for full report) *All cases are linked to the SCOTUSBlog case page. Eighth Amendment In Miller v. Alabama, 2012 … Continue reading