Today’s petition of the day is:

Cate v. Pirtle

Docket: 10-868
Issue(s): Whether a federal court may grant habeas corpus relief to a state prisoner based on its view that the state court erred in applying the state-law standard of evidentiary sufficiency governing state parole decisions.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Cate v. Pirtle, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 12, 2011, 3:46 PM),