The petition of the day is:

McQuiggin v. Perkins (Granted )

Docket: 12-126
Issue(s): Whether, under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, there is an actual-innocence exception to the requirement that a petitioner show an extraordinary circumstance that “prevented timely filing” of a habeas petition, and if so, whether there is an additional actual-innocence exception to the requirement that a petitioner demonstrate that “he has been pursuing his rights diligently.”

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in McQuiggin v. Perkins, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 19, 2012, 11:01 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/10/petition-of-the-day-357/