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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Dean v. United States. Douglas Berman has our preview.

Bond v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-1227 3d Cir. Feb 22, 2011
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Jun 16, 2011 9-0 Kennedy OT 2010
 
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Holding: A criminal defendant who is indicted on charges that she violated a federal statute has standing to challenge the validity of the statute on the ground that it infringes on the powers reserved to the states under the Tenth Amendment.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded to Third Circuit, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on June 16, 2011. Justice Ginsburg filed a concurring opinion, which was joined by Justice Breyer.

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