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The Supreme Court kicked off the October 2017 term!

 
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Check out our Gill v. Whitford graphic on NPR!

See Nina Totenberg of NPR's This Supreme Court Case Could Radically Reshape Politics (Oct. 3, 2017)!


 

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What is a decision "on the merits"?

To accompany our Supreme Court coverage, we create one-page explainers on legal concepts that are relevant to the cases.

On October 30, 2017, the Supreme Court will hear Wilson v. Sellers. Wilson was sentenced to death and filed a habeas corpus petition to review whether his attorney failed him in sentencing proceedings.

The Supreme Court's decision will rest on an important legal concept: what is a decision "on the merits"?

See how the concept is relevant to the case: view the Wilson v. Sellers graphic.

 

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