Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Bobby v. Mitts

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1000 6th Cir. Not Argued May 2, 2011 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2010

Holding: The jury instructions given at the penalty phase of Mitts's murder trial are not contrary to clearly established law for purposes of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.

Judgment: Sixth Circuit Summarily Reversed in a per curiam opinion on May 2, 2011.

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