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Justice Elena Kagan has called for a response in the sanctuary-cities case from Chicago to the federal government’s request that the Supreme Court limit the reach of a nationwide injunction barring the government from imposing conditions on federal grants for police.

Cash v. Maxwell

Petition for certiorari denied on January 9, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1548 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether, under 28 U.S.C. § 2254, a federal court may grant habeas relief on a claim that the state-court conviction rested on perjured testimony absent proof that the prosecution knew that the challenged testimony was false and when the state post-conviction court deemed the testimony truthful; and (2) whether, under 28 U.S.C. § 2254, a federal court may grant habeas corpus relief on a claim alleging suppression of exculpatory evidence when that evidence was unknown to law enforcement officials working on the case and without considering whether the state court might have rejected this claim.

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