Thursday, June 28, 2007


The Supreme Court decided Panetti v. Quarterman, 06-6407 today. Here is a round-up of early coverage on the decision, and all commentary so far points to this being a blockbuster AEDPA decision. Justice Kennedy's majority opinion clarifies issues regarding both second and successive petitions and the level of deference owed to state court decisions. I hope to get the chance to write out a substantive post later tonight.

Crime and Consequences
LA Times