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. 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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