NACDL - Caroni v. United States

Caroni v. United States

Brief of Amici Curiae of Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys in Support of Petitioner (on Petition for Writ of Certiorari) (California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New York Council of Defense Lawyers, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers).

Brief filed: 05/10/2016

Documents

Caroni v. United States

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 15-1292

Prior Decision

Case below U.S. v. Dileo, 625 Fed.Appx. 464 (11th Cir. Sept. 1, 2015).

Argument

This Court should grant review to clarify when harmless error will justify denial of the right to a jury determination on a contested essential element.

Author(s)

Terrance G. Reed, Lankford & Reed PLLC, Alexandria, VA; Jeffrey T. Green, Washington, DC.