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  • Boumediene v. Bush, 553 U.S. (2008)

    ... regime that supported al Qaeda, each petitioner sought a writ of habeas corpus in the District Court, which ordered the cases ... undoubtedly applies to habeas actions, which, by definition, "relate to . . . detention" within that section's meaning. ... to places where the writ did not run or where its execution would be difficult. See 31 Car. 2, ch. 2; see generally Nutting, ...

  • Maryland v. King, 569 U.S. (2013)

    ...MARYLAND, PETITIONER v. ALONZO JAY KING, JR. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS OFMARYLAND[June 3, 2013] . ...; for it must be reasonable inits scope and manner of execution. Urgent governmentinterests are not a license for indiscriminate ... what happened atthis point illustrates why, by definition, King couldnot have been identified by this match. The ...

  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ...Chief Justice Hughes once essayed a definition, which, however, presents a substantial problem of labels. "A ... of judicial power as finality of judgment and award of execution coupled with equally rigid emphasis upon adverse parties and real ... than in any other type of suit." As Justice Douglas has written: "The difference between an abstract question and a 'controversy' ...

  • Ryan v. Valencia Gonzales, 568 U.S. (2013)

    ...Gonzales thereafter sought a writ of mandamus in the NinthCircuit. Applying Rohan and its recent ... this Court held that a district court could stay an execution after a capital prisoner had invoked his right to counsel but ... after sentencing, andfederal habeas petitioners, by definition, are incarcerated,not on probation.Furthermore, §4241, like the ...

  • INS v. St. Cyr, 533 U.S. 289 (2001)

    ... Clause, which protects the privilege of the habeas corpus writ, unquestionably requires some judicial intervention in ...Since the 1996 statutes expanded the definition of "aggravated felony" substantially-and retroactively-the number ... [Page 345] . execution of this deportation squarely on the Attorney General, where ...

  • Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. ___ (2005)

    ... States through the Fourteenth Amendment, prohibits the execution of a mentally retarded person. Simmons filed a new petition for ...CHRISTOPHER SIMMONS. . on writ of certiorari to the supreme court ofmissouri. . [March 1, ...States must give narrow and precise definition to the aggravating factors that can result in a capital sentence. ...

  • Sykes v. United States, 564 U.S. (2011)

    ...321, 337. 1 . MARCUS SYKES, PETITIONER v. UNITED STATES ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OFAPPEALS FOR THE ... officer while the officer is lawfully engaged in the execution of his duties as an officer; "(2) forcibly resists, obstructs, or ... look only to the fact of conviction andthe statutory definition of the prior offense, and do notgenerally consider the particular ...

  • Chamber of Commerce of United States of America v. Whiting, 563 U.S. (2011)

    ...MICHAEL. B. WHITING ET AL.ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OFAPPEALS FOR THE NINTH ...§23-211(9)(a). That definition largely parrotsthe definition of "license" that Congress codified ... as a significant" 'obstacle to the accomplishment and execution of the fullpurposes and objectives of Congress,' " Crosby, 530 U. ...

  • Section 2: Powers and Duties of the President

    ... of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, ... the President to employ military force in the execution of the laws. In his famous message to Congress of July 4, 1861, ... States , reviewed its pronouncements regarding the definition of "inferior officer" and, disregarding some implications of its ...

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ...In the Dred Scott Case , however, Chief Justice Taney, writing for the Court, ruled that this rule did not apply to freed .... Definitions . "Person" .-The due process clause provides that no States ... to stockholders of their assessment, could issue execution for the amounts due, subject to the right of each stockholder to ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ...Justices Douglas and Black dissented in an opinion written by the former on the ground that the decision disregarded the .... Definition of Terms . Commerce .-The etymology of the word "commerce" ... which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing powers." It will be recalled that Chief Justice ...

  • Kennedy v. Louisiana, 554 U.S. (2008)

    ... extreme culpability makes them 'the most deserving of execution.' " Roper, supra, at 568. Applying this principle, the Court ... . PATRICK KENNEDY, PETITIONER v. LOUISIANA . . ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA . . [June 25, ... been amended to include oral intercourse within the definition of aggravated rape and to increase the age of the victim from 12 ...

  • Ford v. Wainwright, 477 U.S. 399 (1986)

    ... concluded that petitioner was not competent to suffer execution. Counsel then invoked a Florida statute governing the ...'s counsel then attempted to submit to the Governor other written materials, including the reports of the two psychiatrists who had ... concluded that petitioner's claim falls within this definition, and that because petitioner's claim was not adjudicated fairly ...

  • Kansas v. Marsh, 548 U. S. (2006)

    ...KANSAS, PETITIONER v. MICHAEL LEE MARSH, II . ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF KANSAS . [June 26, 2006] . ...13, 2006, p. A14. Around the time of his eventual execution, "his picture was on the cover of Time magazine ('This Man Might ...7 (1984). Since the sentencing choice is, by definition, the attribution of particular culpability to a criminal act and ...

  • District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. (2008)

    ... DICK ANTHONY HELLER . . ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ...Rather, they manufacture a hybrid definition, whereby "bear arms" connotes the actual carrying of arms (and .... to any Officers or their Assistants, employed in the Execution of Justice . . ."). . Contrary to JUSTICE STEVENS' wholly ...

  • Millbrook v. United States, 569 U.S. (2013)

    ...321, 337. 1 . KIM MILLBROOK, PETITIONER v. UNITED STATES ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OFAPPEALS FOR THE THIRD ...," and "arrests" is found in thestatutory definition of "investigative or law enforcementofficer." §2680(h) (defining .... .in the execution of a statute or regulation" (emphasisadded)), but did not ...

  • Florida v. Jardines, 569 U.S. (2013)

    ...321, 337. 1 . KIM MILLBROOK, PETITIONER v. UNITED STATES ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OFAPPEALS FOR THE THIRD ...," and "arrests" is found in thestatutory definition of "investigative or law enforcementofficer." §2680(h) (defining .... .in the execution of a statute or regulation" (emphasisadded)), but did not ...

  • Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U. S. (2006)

    ... DONALD H. RUMSFELD, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, ET AL. . ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE .... . may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny"). 34 . This high standard was met in Quirin; the ... need to dispense swift justice, often in the form of execution, to illegal belligerents captured on the battlefield. See S. Rep. ...

  • Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., (2014)

    ...-in-aid-of-execution immunity...

  • Graham v. Florida, 560 U. S. (2010)

    ...08-7412. TERRANCE JAMAR GRAHAM, PETITIONER v. FLORIDA. on writ of certiorari to the district court of appeal of florida, first ...See, e.g., Enmund, 458 U. S., at 794 (only six executions of nontriggerman felony murderers between 1954 and 1982) Atkins, ...Ante, at 20–21. By definition, such sentences serve the goal of incapacitation by ensuring that ...

  • Hall v. Florida, 572 U.S. (2014)

    ... that the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendmentsforbid the execution of persons with intellectual disability, see Atkins . v. ... determining whether Florida's intellectual disability definition implements these principles and Atkins' holding, it isproper to ...FLORIDA ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OFFLORIDA [May 27, 2014] . ...

  • Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District Case Summaries: October 25, 2012

    Criminal LawChild Pornography Search Custody Where a defendant, who was convicted of the possession of child pornography, argued that the affidavit for the search warrant failed to establish probable cause because it lacked allegations that the conduct depicted in photographs turned in to police met the definition of child pornography, the affidavit made it clear that the children were naked and...

  • Section 1: The President

    ... to specify the principal articles implied in the definition of executive power; leaving the rest to flow from the general ...Valeo , that the execution of the laws is an executive function that may be carried out only ... the men best qualified for the Nation's highest offices." Writing in 1826, Senator Thomas Hart Benton admitted that the framers had ...

  • Kurns v. Railroad Friction Products Corp., 565 U.S. (2012)

    ... now §3599, thus displacing §3006A for persons facing execution. The new statute grants federal capital defendants and ... Just threemonths earlier, Clair had written the court to complain about his attorneys. After making proper ... So wedoubt that any attempt to provide a general definition ofthe standard would prove helpful. In reviewing substitution ...

  • The Open For Business Act: Bill 68 - An Act To Promote Ontario As Open For Business By Amending Or Repealing Certain Acts - Enacted As: Chapter 16 Of The Statutes Of Ontario, 2010.

    ... interest to solicitors: the Construction Lien Act, the Execution Act, the Creditors' Relief Act, the Environmental Protection Act ... to the Construction Lien Act.3 First, it expands the definition of "improvement." Second, it establishes a requirement to publish ... elimination of the affidavit are in force at the time of writing this paper. . 1.1.1 Definition of "Improvement" . Under the old ...