Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Chappell v. Gonzales

Petition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1397 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether, when a state court’s rejection of a claim on the merits was reasonable under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d)(1), Cullen v. Pinholster requires that the claim be denied, or whether a federal court may stay the proceedings in order to permit the petitioner to present to the state court additional allegations of fact in support of the claim.

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