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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

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.

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

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