Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Oregon v. Ice

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-901 Supreme Court of Oregon Oct 14, 2008
Jan 14, 2009 5-4 Ginsburg OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under Apprendi v. New Jersey (2000) and Blakely v. Washington (2004), a sentencing judge violates the Sixth Amendment by imposing consecutive sentences based on a fact not found by the jury or admitted by the defendant.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on January 14, 2009.

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