Issue: Whether an actually innocent person is “in custody” within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 2254 if that person has been released from prison but remains subject for the rest of his life to sex offender registration and reporting requirements that limit where he can live and visit, and compel his regular appearance at particular places.
Proceedings and Orders
Nov 30 2012
Application (12A555) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 10, 2012 to February 8, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 3 2012
Application (12A555) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 8, 2013.
On Monday the Court issued orders from its April 17 Conference, which Lyle reported on. On Tuesday at 10 a.m. we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will be live-blogging at this link . The Court has not yet announced whether there will be additional opinion announcements on Wednesday. This is the first week of the April sitting.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.