Today's first petition of the day is:

SpeechNow.org v. FEC

Docket: 10-145
Issue(s): Whether, under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment, the federal government may require an unincorporated association that makes only independent expenditures to register and report as a political committee.

Certiorari stage documents:

Today’s second petition of the day is:

Swarthout v. Cooke

Docket: 10-333
Issue(s): Whether a federal court may grant habeas corpus relief to a state prisoner based on its view that the state court erred in applying the state-law standard of evidentiary sufficiency governing state parole decisions.

Certiorari stage documents:

Today’s third petition of the day is:

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