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,
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.

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