At 10 a.m., the Court will release orders from the Justices' private conference last Friday. We will provide a link to the orders list as soon as it is available. Following the release of orders, the Court will hear argument in Chambers v. United States (06-11206), on whether failure to report to prison is a "violent felony" under the Armed Career Criminals Act. Robert Hochman of Chicago will argue for the petitioner, and Matthew Roberts of the Solicitor General’s office will argue for the respondent.

At 11 a.m., the Court will hear argument in United States v. Hayes (07-608), on whether federal gun laws require a domestic relationship between an attacker and victim to qualify as a misdemeanor crime of "domestic violence." Nicole Saharsky of the Solicitor General’s office will argue for the petitioner, and Troy Giatris of Charleston, W. Va., will argue for the respondent.

At 1 p.m., the Court will hear argument in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts (07-591), on whether the Confrontation Clause gives criminal defendants a right to cross-examine forensic analysts who prepare laboratory reports for use in their prosecution. Jeffrey Fisher of Palo Alto, Calif., will argue for the petitioner, and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and Lisa Schertler of the Solicitor General’s office will argue for the respondent.

We will post links to transcripts of the arguments as soon as they are available.

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