Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Elashi v. United States
Issue(s): (1) Whether or under what circumstances the Confrontation Clause permits the prosecution to present trial testimony from an anonymous witness; and (2) whether the co-conspirator exception to the hearsay rule, Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(2)(E), extends to out-of-court statements in furtherance of a lawful joint venture.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 4, 2012, 12:59 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/07/petition-of-the-day-305/