New SCOTUSwiki Posts
Now available on SCOTUSwiki are discussions of the three opinions released by the Court last Tuesday:
- Rakesh Kilaru recaps the Court's unanimous ruling in Abuelhawa v. US that an individual cannot be held liable under 21 U.S.C. § 843(b) for "facilitating" felony drug distribution by using a cell phone to arrange a misdemeanor purchase of drugs for personal use here.
- David Owens discusses the Court's 5-4 decision in Haywood v. Drown, which found a New York law barring all damage lawsuits brought under federal civil rights law against prison officers and guards to be unconstitutional here.
- David Muraskin discusses the Supreme Court's decision in Montejo v. Louisiana to overrule Michigan v. Jackson's holding that a criminal defendant's waiver of the right to counsel, following a critical stage, is presumptively invalid here.