Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-60 5th Cir. Mar 31, 2010
Jun 14, 2010 9-0 Stevens OT 2009

Holding: The Court held that a minor drug offense is not automatic grounds for deportation of a legal immigrant.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on June 14, 2010. Justice Scalia and Thomas each filed an opinion concurring in the judgment only.

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