Holding: On the facts of this case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit was wrong to hold that it could review Percy Hutton's claim -- that the trial court violated his due process rights during the penalty phase of his trial -- under the miscarriage-of-justice exception to procedural default.
Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jun 19 2017
Petition GRANTED. Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Jul 14 2017
Petition for Rehearing filed.
Aug 03 2017
Aug 25 2017
Aug 25 2017
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