Tagged: Henderson v. United States

U.S. Supreme Court Enlarges Scope of Plain Error Doctrine

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the plain error doctrine applies to unpreserved errors on issues of law that at the time of trial were unresolved, as long as the error was plain at the time of appeal.  Pace Professor Lissa Griffin comments on the decision in: Hugh B. Kaplan, Plain Error – Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split Over Interpretation of Plain-Error Rule, 92 CrL 637 (Feb. 27, 2013).

Read the full text of Henderson v. United States