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Editor's Note :

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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

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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