Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

Bobby v. Mitts

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1000 6th Cir. Not Argued May 2, 2011 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2010

Holding: The jury instructions given at the penalty phase of Mitts's murder trial are not contrary to clearly established law for purposes of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.

Judgment: Sixth Circuit Summarily Reversed in a per curiam opinion on May 2, 2011.

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