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Petitions to watch | Conference of September 26, 2011

The Court is currently in its summer recess.  No oral arguments are scheduled until October, and no Conferences are scheduled until Monday, September 26, when the Justices will be formally back at work.  At that Conference, they will select cases for review from the summer lists.  Because our list of “Petitions to watch” for that Conference will be quite large, we will feature the petitions in installments, as they are distributed for the Court’s review.  This set of petitions covers issues that include whether restitution is part of a criminal sentence, the exclusionary rule, and the Immigration and Nationality Act.  These are petitions raising issues that Tom has determined to have a reasonable chance of being granted, although we post them here without consideration of whether they present appropriate vehicles in which to decide those issues.




















Recommended Citation: Christa Culver, Petitions to watch | Conference of September 26, 2011, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 2, 2011, 7:14 PM),