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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.

Greenlaw v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-330 8th Cir. Apr 15, 2008
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Jun 23, 2008 TBD Ginsburg OT 2007

Issue: Whether a federal circuit court may sua sponte increase a defendant’s sentence in the absence of a cross-appeal by the government.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on June 23, 2008.

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