Petitions of the Day

Petitions of the DayThe petitions of the day are: Currier v. Supreme Court of Virginia 16-1348 Issue: Whether a defendant who consents to severance of multiple charges into sequential trials loses his right under the double jeopardy clause to the issue-preclusive effect of an acquittal. Kelly v. Preap 16-1363 Issue: Whether a criminal alien becomes exempt from mandatory detention under 8 […]

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Petitions of the Day

The petitions of the day are:

16-1348

Issue: Whether a defendant who consents to severance of multiple charges into sequential trials loses his right under the double jeopardy clause to the issue-preclusive effect of an acquittal.

16-1363

Issue: Whether a criminal alien becomes exempt from mandatory detention under 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) if, after the alien is released from criminal custody, the Department of Homeland Security does not take him into immigration custody immediately.

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