Wellons v. Hall
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|09-5731||11th Cir.||Not Argued||Jan 19, 2010||5-4||Per Curiam||OT 2009|
Holding: Without oral argument, the Court returned this case to a lower court to consider whether to hold a hearing to investigate whether the trial judge and jury in the defendantâ€™s trial engaged in significant misconduct that could undermine the validity of his death sentence.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on January 19, 2010. Justice Scalia dissented, joined by Justice Thomas. Justice Alito dissented separately, joined by Chief Justice Roberts.