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.

Nijhawan v. Holder

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-495 3d Cir. Apr 27, 2009
Jun 15, 2009 9-0 Breyer OT 2008

Issue: Whether the petitioner’s conviction for mail, bank and wire fraud qualified as an aggravated felony under the immigration laws, the penalty for which is lifetime banishment from the country.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 15, 2009.

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