Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 21 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Davila v. Davis. Steve Vladeck has our preview.

Vermont v. Brillon

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08-88 Vt. S.Ct. Jan 13, 2009
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Mar 9, 2009 7-2 Ginsburg OT 2008

Issue: Whether delays caused by a public defender can deprive a criminal defendant of his right to a speedy trial.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on March 9, 2009.

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