Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Chambers v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
06-11206 7th Cir. Nov 10, 2008
Jan 13, 2009 9-0 Breyer OT 2008

Issue: Whether a failure to report to prison is the equivalent of escape for purposes of enhanced sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on January 13, 2009.

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