Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The Court did not grant any new cases today. On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Waddington v. Sarausad

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-772 9th Cir. Oct 15, 2008
Jan 21, 2009 6-3 Thomas OT 2008

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.

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

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