Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Herring v. Florida
Issue(s): Whether the Florida Supreme Court’s refusal to permit consideration of the standard error of measurement in its determination of mental retardation in capital cases violates the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, which forbid the execution of a mentally retarded person under Atkins v. Virginia.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Matthew Bush, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 26, 2012, 2:13 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/04/petition-of-the-day-279/