Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will issue orders from its January 13 conference on Tuesday, January 17, at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya. Kevin Johnson has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Puckett v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-9712 5th Cir. Jan 14, 2009
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Mar 25, 2009 7-2 Scalia OT 2008

Issue: Whether forfeited claims that the government breach a plea agreement are subject to “plain error” review.

Judgment: Affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on March 25, 2009.

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