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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions. Kevin Johnson has our preview.

Montejo v. Louisiana

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1529 La. S.Ct. Jan 13, 2009
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May 26, 2009 5-4 Scalia OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether an indigent defendant must affirmatively accept the appointment of counsel to preclude future police interrogation in the absence the attorney.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on May 26, 2009.

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