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Webster v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on December 6, 2010
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-150 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court can review a decision by a court of appeals that it lacks jurisdiction to review a federal prisoner’s motion based on newly discovered evidence that the prisoner is mentally retarded and therefore constitutionally ineligible for execution, even if that evidence does not negate the prisoner’s guilt; whether, if AEDPA precludes a successive habeas petition in such a scenario, it is unconstitutional.

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