Puckett v. United States
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Jan 14, 2009
|Mar 25, 2009||7-2||Scalia||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether forfeited claims that the government breach a plea agreement are subject to â€œplain errorâ€ review.
Plain English Summary:
Judgment: Affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on March 25, 2009.
- Clarity on broken plea bargains (Lyle Denniston)
Briefs and DocumentsMerit Briefs:
- Brief for Petitioner James Benjamin Puckett
- Brief for Respondent United States of America
- Reply Brief for Petitioner James Benjamin Puckett