The petitions of the day are:


Issue: Whether a defendant who consents to severance of multiple charges into sequential trials loses his right under the double jeopardy clause to the issue-preclusive effect of an acquittal.


Issue: Whether a criminal alien becomes exempt from mandatory detention under 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) if, after the alien is released from criminal custody, the Department of Homeland Security does not take him into immigration custody immediately.

Posted in Currier v. Virginia, Nielsen v. Preap, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petitions of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 12, 2017, 10:52 AM),