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Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

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The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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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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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