The petition of the day is:

Thaler v. McGowen

Docket: 12-82
Issue(s): Whether Eighth Amendment harmless-error review applies when a capital-sentencing jury is precluded from considering relevant mitigating evidence.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Thaler v. McGowen, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 21, 2012, 10:55 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/09/petition-of-the-day-340/