Petitions of the week – SCOTUSblog
Posted Wed, August seventh, 2019 2:30 pm by Aurora Barnes
This week we spotlight petitions pending earlier than the Supreme Courtroom that tackle a district court docket’s discretion to disclaim a request for a writ of habeas corpus to compel a nonparty inmate to look as a trial witness and whether or not solicitation can represent an “try” below the Managed Substances Act.
The petitions of the week are:
Problem: Whether or not the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the seventh Circuit appropriately held, in an acknowledged battle with the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the third Circuit, district court docket could deny a request for the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus to compel the looks of a nonparty inmate as a witness at trial based mostly solely upon a consideration as to the inconvenience to the federal government of constructing that inmate obtainable to testify and with out regard to the significance of the potential witness’s testimony to the case at bar.
Problem: Whether or not solicitation can by itself represent an “try” inside the which means of the Managed Substances Act.
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