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Brookhart v. Smith

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-475 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit violated 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d)’s strictures in awarding habeas relief to the respondent, Kenneth Smith, based on its own reweighing of the evidence rather than deferring to the state court’s contrary view.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 24 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2021)