Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Chambers v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
06-11206 7th Cir. Nov 10, 2008
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Jan 13, 2009 9-0 Breyer OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether a failure to report to prison is the equivalent of escape for purposes of enhanced sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on January 13, 2009.

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