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Perry v. New Hampshire

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-8974 N.H. S. Ct. Nov 2, 2011
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Jan 11, 2012 8-1 Ginsburg OT 2011
 
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Holding: The Due Process Clause does not require an inquiry into the reliability of an eyewitness identification when the identification was not procured under unnecessarily suggestive circumstances by law enforcement.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 11, 2012. Justice Thomas filed a concurring opinion; Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion.

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