Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

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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