Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Ryan v. Gonzales (Granted )
Issue(s): Does 18 U.S.C. § 3599(a)(2), “which provides that an indigent capital state inmate pursuing federal habeas relief "shall be entitled to the appointment of one or more attorneys," entitle a death row inmate to stay the federal habeas proceedings he initiated if he is not competent to assist counsel?
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Kiran Bhat, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 9, 2011, 5:13 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/03/petition-of-the-day-95/