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.

Felkner v. Jackson

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-797 9th Cir. Not Argued Mar 21, 2011 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2010

Holding: The Ninth Circuit had no basis to award habeas relief to a state inmate alleging that prosecutors had peremptorily struck jurors at his trial on the basis of race.

Plain English Holding: The Ninth Circuit had no basis to award habeas relief to a state inmate alleging that prosecutors had struck jurors at his trial on the basis of race.

Judgment: Reversed in a per curiam opinion on March 21, 2011.

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