The petition of the day is:

14-807

Issue(s): (1) Whether the state courts were objectively unreasonable when they held that DeBruce failed to establish that his counsel performed deficiently at the penalty phase of his trial; and (2) whether the state courts were objectively unreasonable when they held that DeBruce had not been prejudiced by his counsel’s performance.

Posted in Dunn v. DeBruce, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 26, 2015, 10:15 PM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2015/05/petition-of-the-day-850/