The petition of the day is:

Moncrieffe v. Holder (Granted )

Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. represents the petitioner in this case.
Docket: 11-702
Issue(s): Whether a conviction under a provision of state law that encompasses but is not limited to the distribution of a small amount of marijuana without remuneration constitutes an aggravated felony, notwithstanding that the record of conviction does not establish that the alien was convicted of conduct that would constitute a federal felony.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 9, 2011, 6:44 PM),