The petition of the day is:

Elashi v. United States

Docket: 11-1390
Issue(s): (1) Whether or under what circumstances the Confrontation Clause permits the prosecution to present trial testimony from an anonymous witness; and (2) whether the co-conspirator exception to the hearsay rule, Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(2)(E), extends to out-of-court statements in furtherance of a lawful joint venture.

Certiorari stage documents:

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Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 4, 2012, 12:59 AM),