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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Nken v. Holder

Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-681 Jan 21, 2009
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Apr 22, 2009 7-2 Roberts OT 2008

Issue: Whether the decision of a court of appeals to stay an alien’s removal pending consideration of the alien’s petition for review is governed by the standard set forth in 8 U.S.C. 1252(f)(2) or instead by the traditional test for stays and preliminary injunctive relief.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on April 22, 2009.

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