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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

District Attorney’s Office for the Third Judicial District, et al. v. Osborne

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-6 9th Cir. Mar 2, 2009
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Jun 18, 2009 5-4 Roberts OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether a defendant may access a state’s biological evidence following a conviction under 42 U.S.C. 1983 or the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 18, 2009.

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