Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Garza v. Idaho

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1026 Idaho TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the “presumption of prejudice” recognized in Roe v. Flores-Ortega applies where a criminal defendant instructs his trial counsel to file a notice of appeal but trial counsel decides not to do so because the defendant’s plea agreement included an appeal waiver.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 23 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 23, 2018)
Feb 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Ethics Bureau at Yale filed.
Feb 22 2018Amicus brief of Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers submitted.
Term Snapshot