No. 20-826.

142 S.Ct. 1510 (2022)

Mike BROWN, Acting Warden, Petitioner, v. Ervine DAVENPORT.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 21, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Solicitor General Fadwa A. Hammoud , Lansing, MI, for Petitioner.

Tasha Bahal , Boston, MA, for Respondent.

Dana Nessel , Michigan Attorney General, Fadwa A. Hammoud , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Lansing, MI, Jared Schultz , Assistant Attorney General Criminal Trials & Appeals Div., for Petitioner.

Tasha J. Bahal , Reuven Dashevsky Gary   B. Howell-Walton , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston, MA, Catherine M.A. Carroll , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, Counsel of Record, for Respondent.

After a state court determines that an error at trial did not prejudice a criminal defendant, may a federal court grant habeas relief based solely on its independent assessment of the error's prejudicial effect under Brecht v. Abrahamson, 507 U.S. 619, 113...


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