Turner v. Rogers Decision

This morning, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Turner v. Rogers, 10-10. Breyer, J. wrote fir the majority holding no mandated right to counsel BUT that states must provide some form of procedural protections. However, the Court found that Turner’s DPC rights HAD been violated and vacated the judgment of the South Carolina Supreme Court. Thomas, J. Dissented. The opinio is here

More later once I’ve read the opinion in full.

-Zachary Cloud



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s