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.

Dunn v. Louisiana

Petition for certiorari denied on November 29, 2010
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-386 Supreme Court of Louisiana N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: Whether a court's modification of the three-step Batson v. Kentucky analysis, requiring the defense to prove that its strikes were not motivated by race, while simultaneously requiring it to prove that the state's strikes were motivated by race, violates the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments.

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