Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions. Kevin Johnson has our preview.

Bobby v. Van Hook

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-144 6th Cir. Not Argued Nov 9, 2009 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2009
 
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Holding: The Court held, without oral argument, that the performance of a death row inmate’s defense attorneys fulfilled the Constitutional requirement for effective assistance of counsel.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded in a per curiam opinion on November 9, 2009. Justice Alito concurred.

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