NACDL - Holmes v. South Carolina

Holmes v. South Carolina

NACDL amicus curiae brief in support of petitioner.

Brief filed: 11/30/2005

Documents

Holmes v. South Carolina

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 04-1327

Argument

South Carolina's rule governing the admissibility of third-party guilt evidence violates a criminal defendant's constitutional right to present a complete defense grounded in the Due Process, Confrontation, and Compulsory Process Clauses.

Author(s)

Richard E. Young and Paul A. Kemnitzer, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP.