Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is 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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