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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether a reviewing court may presume that a trial judge acted “vindictively” in giving a defendant a higher sentence after resentencing, when no higher court had vacated the trial judge’s original sentence.

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 18, 2014, 10:10 PM),