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.

Hedgpeth v. Pulido

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-544 9th Cir. Oct 15, 2008
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Dec 2, 2008 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether, on habeas review, the 9th Circuit erred in granting relief by deeming an erroneous jury instruction to constitute structural error requiring reversal because the jury may have relied upon it.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on December 2, 2008.

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