Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Moncrieffe v. Holder (Granted )
Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. represents the petitioner in this case.
Issue(s): Whether a conviction under a provision of state law that encompasses but is not limited to the distribution of a small amount of marijuana without remuneration constitutes an aggravated felony, notwithstanding that the record of conviction does not establish that the alien was convicted of conduct that would constitute a federal felony.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 9, 2011, 6:44 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/12/petition-of-the-day-222/