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Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

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Briefly Noted :

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Oregon v. Ice

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-901 Supreme Court of Oregon Oct 14, 2008
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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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