Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect the court to issue additional orders from its October 28 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Wong v. Belmontes

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1263 9th Cir. Not Argued Nov 16, 2009 TBD Per Curiam OT 2009

Holding: Without oral argument, the Court held that errors made by a death row inmate’s defense attorney did not undermine the inmate’s conviction.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded in a per curiam opinion on November 16, 2009. Justice Stevens concurred.

Briefs and Documents

Term Snapshot