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GREENE v. FISHER

Docket No.: 10-637
Certiorari Granted: 04/04/11
Argued: October 11, 2011
Decided: 11/08/11

Topics:

ADEPA, Confrontation Clause, Death Penalty, First Amendment, Sixth Amendment, criminal procedure, habeas, habeas corpus, harmless error, murder

PartyNames: Eric Greene, aka Jarmaine Q. Trice v. Jon Fisher, Superintendent, State Correctional Institution at Smithfield, et al.
Petitioner: Eric Greene, aka Jarmaine Q. Trice
Respondent: Jon Fisher, Superintendent, State Correctional Institution at Smithfield, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Citation: 606 F.3d 85
Supreme Court Docket

Eric Greene, aka Jarmaine Q. Trice
v.
Jon Fisher, Superintendent, State Correctional Institution at Smithfield, et al.
Question Presented:

For purposes of adjudicating a state prisoner's petition for federal habeas relief, what is the temporal cutoff for whether a decision from this Court qualifies as "clearly established Federal law" under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d), as amended by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996?

Question:

Does a Supreme Court decision qualify as “clearly established Federal law” under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d), as amended by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, if that Supreme Court decision was entered after the relevant state-court adjudication on the merits ?

GREENE v. FISHER
ORAL ARGUMENT

10/11/11

Listen to Oral Argument in GREENE v. FISHER
Holding: AFFIRMED
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Fisher, 0 vote(s) against
Vote: 9-0
Opinion By:
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