Highlights of the Supreme Court's 2002-2003 Term
References for Abdur'Rahman v. Bell (December 10, 2002)

Prior Opinions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Filed September 13, 2000

  • Pleadings, Motions, & Arguments

  • Petitioner (Petition) (PDF)
  • Respondent (Brief in Opposition) (PDF)
  • Petitioner (Reply Brief) (PDF)
  • Petitioner (Merits Brief) (PDF)
  • Respondent (Merits Brief) (PDF)
  • Petitioner (Merits Reply Brief) (PDF)
  • Petitioner (Supplemental Brief) (PDF)
  • Supreme Court Oral Argument (PDF)

  • Amicus Briefs

    In support of Petitioner

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PDF)
  • Former Prosecutors James F. Neal, et al. (PDF)
  • In support of Respondent

  • States of Alabama, et al. (PDF)
  • Criminal Justice Legal Foundation (HTML)

  • Articles & Commentary

  • Key appeal by Abdur'Rahman fail, Tennessean (December 2002)
  • US Supreme Court Lifts Stay of Executionfor Abu-Ali Abdur'Rahman, Tennessee Coalition to Abolish State Killing (December 2002)
  • New Execution Date Possible, Amnesty International, (December 2002)
  • Paperchase from jurist.law.pitt.edu

  • Other References

  • Supreme Court Docket
  • Counsel for Petitioner Goldstein and Howe
  • Medill School of Journalism
  • www.deathpenaltyinfo.org