The petition of the day is:

16-327

Issue: Whether it is always irrational for a noncitizen defendant with longtime legal resident status and extended familial and business ties to the United States to reject a plea offer notwithstanding strong evidence of guilt when the plea would result in mandatory and permanent deportation.

Posted in Lee v. U.S., Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Kate Howard, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 7, 2016, 11:21 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2016/11/petition-of-the-day-1026/