Using brevity as a blunt instrument, the Supreme Court spent very little effort Tuesday in ordering the New Orleans district attorney’s office to provide a new trial in a murder case because prosecutors — using a tactic several times challenged before the Justices — had failed to hand over evidence that could have helped in defending a murder suspect.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Quick analysis of Smith v Cain
I just published the news that the Supreme Court has decided Smith v Cain. And just a few minutes ago, the SCOTUS blog has a short comment on the case here. It starts,