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.

Corley v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-10441 3d Cir. Jan 21, 2009
Apr 6, 2009 5-4 Souter OT 2008

Issue: Whether federal law permits the suppression of a voluntary confession made more than six hours after arrest but before presentment to a magistrate, as a consequence of unreasonable delay in presentment.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on April 6, 2009.

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