U. S. Supreme Court
A petition of interest courtesy of SCOTUSBlog.
Ruiz v. Massachusetts
Issue: Whether the Fifth and 14th Amendments forbid judges (or prosecutors) from instructing (or inviting) the jury to take into account a non-testifying criminal defendant’s courtroom demeanor as a basis for finding guilt.
Aug 08 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 9, 2022)
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