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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Smith v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-8976 D.C. Cir. Nov 6, 2012
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Jan 9, 2013 9-0 Scalia OT 2012
 
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Holding: A defendant bears the burden of proving a defense of withdrawal from conspiracy.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on January 9, 2013.

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Holding: A defendant bears the burden of proving a defense of withdrawal from conspiracy.   JudgmentAffirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on January 9, 2013.
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