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Gray v. Netherland, Warden

Docket No.: 95-6510
Argued: April 15, 1996
Decided: June 20, 1996

Topics:

Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Due Process, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, capital murder, criminal procedure, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, self-incrimination

PartyNames: GRAY v. NETHERLAND, WARDEN Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Petitioner: Gray
Respondent: Netherland, Warden

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 58 F.3d 59
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Gray
v.
Netherland, Warden
518 U.S. 152 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S. Ct. 2074135 L.Ed.2d 457 (, 518 U.
Question:

Can a defendant sentenced to death argue in his habeas corpus petition that prosecutors deceived him, in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause, by producing surprise evidence in the sentencing phase of the trial?

Gray v. Netherland, Warden
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 15, 1996

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Gray, 4 vote(s) against

Gray v. Netherland, Warden
Case Documents

1Opinion in Gray v. Netherland, Warden
2Opinion in Gray v. Netherland, Warden
Additional documents for this case are pending review.