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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

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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Briefs and Documents

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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