Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Perry v. New Hampshire

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-8974 N.H. S. Ct. Nov 2, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jan 11, 2012 8-1 Ginsburg OT 2011

Holding: The Due Process Clause does not require an inquiry into the reliability of an eyewitness identification when the identification was not procured under unnecessarily suggestive circumstances by law enforcement.

Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 11, 2012. Justice Thomas filed a concurring opinion; Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion.

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