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  1. Central Laborers’ Pension Fund v. Heinz

    Did Central Laborers’ Pension violate the "anti-cutback" provision of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 when it added to a list of positions that temporarily disqualified pension holders from receiving their benefits?

    —Huffduffed by ktevis1990

  2. Small v. United States

    Federal law made gun possession illegal for any person "convicted in any court" for crimes punishable by more than a year in prison. Does "convicted in any court" include convictions in foreign courts?

    —Huffduffed by ktevis1990

  3. Florida v. Nixon

    1.) Is a defense lawyer’s use of a strategy that concedes the defendant’s guilt ineffective assistance of counsel if the strategy was pursued without the explicit approval of the defendant? 2.) Should counsel be held to a standard that considers whether counsel’s statements were deficient and prejudicial to the defendant, or should counsel be considered ineffective per se?

    —Huffduffed by ktevis1990

  4. Clark v. Martinez

    In Zadvydas v. Davis (2001), the U.S. Supreme Court said admitted immigrants could be detained for deportation for more than 90 days, but no longer than reasonably necessary. Did this ruling apply to inadmissible aliens, such as Benitez and Martinez?

    —Huffduffed by ktevis1990

  5. Roper v. Simmons

    Does the execution of minors violate the prohibition of "cruel and unusual punishment" found in the Eighth Amendment and applied to the states through the incorporation doctrine of the 14th Amendment?

    —Huffduffed by ktevis1990

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