|Date Of Involvement:||11/10/2010|
This case presented the following questions:
1. Whether the Third Circuit erred in referencing a split in the circuit courts of appeals on the issue of whether Heck v. Humphrey, 512 U.S. 477 (1994), is an automatic bar to recovery in a subsequent § 1983 action where there was a prior conviction for assault “arising from the same incident?”
2. Whether the Third Circuit erred by creating a different standard of review than required by Heck v. Humphrey?