Court Opinion: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion for Aug. 14

A 10th Circuit panel out of Muskogee, Oklahoma, affirmed the district court’s denial of a certificate of appealability in a life-sentence case.

The 1981 Constitutionality Case Against the Second-Degree Murder Statute

In 1981, the state Supreme Court needed to determine if the state’s second-degree murder statute was unconstitutional.

Supreme Court to Hear Civil Forfeiture Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday granted certiorari to an appeal that asks about civil forfeiture post-seizure hearings.