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Greene v. Fisher

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-637 3d Cir. Oct 11, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Nov 8, 2011 9-0 Scalia OT 2011
 
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Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Holding: For purposes of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, “clearly established federal law” is limited to the Supreme Court’s decisions “as of the time of the relevant state-court adjudication on the merits.”

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on November 8, 2011.

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  • Brief in opposition (unavailable)
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