The petition of the day is:

Delling v. Idaho

Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted.
Docket: 11-1515
Issue(s): Whether the Fourteenth or Eighth Amendment mandates the availability of an insanity defense in criminal cases, an issue this Court reserved in Clark v. Arizona, footnote 20.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Delling v. Idaho, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 16, 2012, 10:57 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/10/petition-of-the-day-354/