due process

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In the early morning on June 21, 2000, in Flagstaff, Arizona, 17-year-old Eric Clark borrowed the keys to his brother's truck while his brother was sleeping. Clark repeatedly drove the truck around a nearby neighborhood for forty minutes,...

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On May 30, 2013, Petitioner Rodney Class (“Class”) parked his Jeep, which contained guns and ammunition, in a parking lot located on the Capitol grounds on the 200 block of Maryland Avenue, SW in Washington D.C. See Brief for Petitioner, Rodney Class...

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Facts

In March 1976, a right-wing military group organized a coup d’etat to overthrew Argentine President Isabel Peron.See Encyclopedia Britannica “Dirty War.” Soon after, this military dictatorship targeted suspected left-wing political opponents,...

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Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam, a Sri Lanka native, is of the Tamil ethnic minority and backed a Tamil political candidate. Thuraissigiam v. USDHS at 11–12. In June 2016, Thuraissigiam fled Sri Lanka to Mexico. Id. at 11. In February 2017, he entered the...

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Oral argument: Mar. 2, 2009

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (April 2, 2008)

In 1994, William Osborne was convicted of kidnapping, first-degree sexual assault and first-degree assault by a jury in an Alaska trial...

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Introduction

The Constitution states only one command twice. The Fifth Amendment says to the federal government that no one shall be "deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law." The Fourteenth Amendment, ratified in...

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On September 22, 1999, Ramon Nelson was killed while riding his bike away from a liquor store in Markham, Illinois. See Owens v. Duncan, 781 F.3d 360, 362 (7th Cir. 2015); Brief for Petitioner, Stephen Duncan, Warden at 3. A person struck Nelson in...

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Does the Double Jeopardy clause bar retrial when the trial judge directs a verdict of acquittal because the prosecution failed to prove a fact that was ultimately not an element of...

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In 2015, Montana resident Markkaya Jean Gullett (“Gullett”) was driving her 1996 Ford Explorer (the “Explorer”) on a Montana interstate when one of the vehicle’s tires had a tread/belt separation, causing the vehicle to fall into a ditch upside down....

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In 1986, Timothy Tyrone Foster was arrested for the murder of 79-year-old Queen Madge White in Rome, Georgia. See Foster v. State, 374 S.E.2d 188, 190 (1988). Following the jury trial, Foster was convicted of malice murder and burglary and sentenced to...

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