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As discussed in-depth at SCOTUSblog and at The Volokh Conspiracy, earlier today the Supreme Court granted cert in Alleyne v. United States, 11-9335, “which asks the Court to reconsider Harris v. United States. There, Justice Kennedy (writing for a plurality), plus Justice Breyer (who concurred only in the judgment), held that facts that increased the mandatory minimum sentence need not be decided by the jury.” A copy of the cert petition is below:

Alleyne Cert Pet Final – Signed

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