Willamette Law Online

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted

( 3 summaries )

Opinions Filed in March 2012

Florida v. Harris

Criminal Procedure: Whether an alert by a narcotics detection dog is sufficient to establish probable cause to search a vehicle.

(Filing Date: 03-26-2012)

Ryan v. Gonzalez

Habeas Corpus: Whether an indigent death row inmate is entitled to stay the federal habeas proceedings he initiated if he is not competent to assist counsel.

(Filing Date: 03-19-2012)

Tibbals v. Carter

Habeas Corpus: Whether a prisoner who has been sentenced to death has a "right to competence" and if so whether a federal court may stay habeas proceedings indefinitely.

(Filing Date: 03-19-2012)