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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Waddington v. Sarausad

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-772 9th Cir. Oct 15, 2008
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Jan 21, 2009 6-3 Thomas OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether, on federal habeas review, courts must accept state court determinations that jury instructions fully and correctly set out state law with regard to accomplice liability.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on January 21, 2009.

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