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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether Herring v. New York clearly establishes that a limitation on closing argument is structural error, as the Ninth Circuit held here, or, whether, as many other courts have held, Herring allows the possibility that such a limitation is subject to harmless error review.

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 8, 2014, 10:05 PM),