Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Miller v. Louisiana
Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as co-counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted.
Issue(s): Whether the Sixth Amendment right to jury trial, as applied to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment, allows a criminal conviction based on a nonunanimous jury verdict.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 14, 2012, 12:18 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/11/petition-of-the-day-369/