The petition of the day is:

13-555

Issue: Whether a federal court has authority in extraordinary circumstances to bar a state from reprosecuting a defendant when state officials violate a federal habeas order and engage in continuing misconduct that substantially prejudices the defendant’s ability to secure a fair retrial.

Posted in Wolfe v. Clark, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 29, 2014, 10:57 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/01/petition-of-the-day-543/