Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in United States v. Sanchez-Gomez. Howard Wasserman has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh. Ronald Mann 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
Jun 18, 2009 5-4 Roberts OT 2008

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.

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

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