Dunlap v. Idaho

Brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner (On Petition for Writ of Certiorari).

Brief filed: 05/30/2014


Dunlap v. Idaho

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 13-1315

Prior Decision

Decision below 155 Idaho 345, 313 P.3d 1 (Idaho Aug. 27, 2013) (No. 32773, 37270), rehearing denied (Nov. 29, 2013).


Whether the confrontation clause applies during capital sentencing hearings is unresolved. This Court’s review is necessary to ensure that states may not strategically elude cross-examination of critical evidence.

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Jeffrey T. Green and Nicholas J. Giles, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC; David Porter, Sacramento, CA.