Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell. Amy Howe has our preview.

Greene v. Fisher

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-637 3d Cir. Oct 11, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Nov 8, 2011 9-0 Scalia OT 2011

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Holding: For purposes of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, “clearly established federal law” is limited to the Supreme Court’s decisions “as of the time of the relevant state-court adjudication on the merits.”

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on November 8, 2011.

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Merits Briefs for the Petitioner

Amicus Briefs for the Petitioner

Merits Briefs for the Respondent

Amicus Briefs for the Respondent

Certiorari-stage documents

  • Brief in opposition (unavailable)
 
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