Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday we expect the Court to issue orders from the June 23 Conference at 9:30 a.m. and opinions in one or more argued cases at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9 a.m.

Rory Little Criminal Law

Rory Little is a Professor of Law at U.C. Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, a former clerk to Justices Stewart (ret.) and Brennan, and author of the American Bar Association’s “Annual Review of the Supreme Court’s Term, Criminal Cases.” He is also “Of Counsel” to the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery on discrete appellate matters.

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06.20.16 Opinion analysis: Proof of interstate effects is unnecessary for federal prosecution when illegal drugs are involved
06.10.16 Opinion analysis: Federal judges have inherent, limited power to recall a discharged civil jury
05.19.16 Opinion analysis: “Speedy trial” guarantee does not apply to sentencing
05.02.16 Opinion analysis: Federal conspiracy law reaches persons who agree to obtain secret kickbacks from a member of the conspiracy
04.26.16 Argument analysis: Pragmatic common-law development of federal “inherent authority”?
04.20.16 Argument preview: May a federal judge “recall” a jury soon after discharge?
04.19.16 Opinion analysis: A lopsided majority for full retroactivity
03.31.16 Argument analysis: A likely decision in favor of retroactivity?
03.29.16 Betterman argument analysis: What “prejudice” counts, and what is the remedy, for an inordinate delay in sentencing?
03.23.16 Argument preview: Complex retroactivity questions arising from Justice Scalia’s void-for-vagueness decision last Term
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