Today at the Supreme Court | 1.21.09
At 10 a.m., the Court will release the remaining orders from the Justices' private conference on Friday. Following the release of orders, the Court will hear argument in Corley v. United States (07-10441), involving the suppression of voluntary confessions. David L. McColgin of the Philadelphia Federal Defender’s office will argue for the petitioner, and Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben will argue for the respondent.
At 11 a.m., the Court will hear argument in Kansas v. Ventris (07-1356), involving prosecutors' ability to impeach witnesses with statements obtained in violation of Miranda v. Arizona. Kansas Solicitor General Stephen R. McAllister and Nicole A. Saharsky of the Solicitor General’s office will argue for the petitioner. Matthew J. Edge of the Kansas Appellate Defender’s office will argue for the respondent.
At 1 p.m., the Court will hear argument in Nken v. Mukasey (08-681), involving the standard reviewing courts should use to stay an alien's order of removal. Lindsay C. Harrison of Washington, D. C., will argue for the petitioner, and Acting Solicitor General Edwin S. Kneedler will argue for the respondent.
We will post links to the transcripts as soon as they are available.