Today"™s petition of the day is:

Gonzalez v. Thaler (Granted )

Docket: 10-895
Issue(s): (1) Was there jurisdiction to issue a certificate of appealability under 28 U. S. C. §2253(c) and to adjudicate petitioner's appeal? (2) Was the application for a writ of habeas corpus out of time under 28 U. S. C. §2244(d)(1) due to the date on which the judgment became final by the conclusion of direct review or the expiration of the time for seeking such review?

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 31, 2011, 10:36 AM),