Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 17 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.

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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11.13.13 Argument recap: A likely win for the aider and abetter who lacks purpose
11.11.13 Argument preview: Law school hypos about criminal law mens rea
11.06.13 Opinion analysis: Court says more about federal habeas review than ineffective assistance in plea bargaining
10.09.13 Argument analysis: State seems likely to prevail in plea-bargaining case
10.07.13 A messy follow-up to Lafler and Frye: Can “fun” facts produce “good” law?
06.13.13 Opinion analysis: Court rules unanimously that federal judicial participation in guilty pleas is subject to harmless error review
06.12.13 Opinion analysis: Four differing views leave ex post facto doctrine muddled but the result for the Guidelines is clear
04.30.13 The Court “DIGs” in Boyer v. Louisiana – and sometimes silence can speak volumes.
04.18.13 Argument recap: Nothing surprising except who sits where
04.12.13 Should judicial participation in plea discussions be automatically reversible? “No pressure” if the Justices stick to the Question Presented
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