Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer 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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