Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Oregon v. Ice

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-901 Supreme Court of Oregon Oct 14, 2008
Tr.
Jan 14, 2009 5-4 Ginsburg OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under Apprendi v. New Jersey (2000) and Blakely v. Washington (2004), a sentencing judge violates the Sixth Amendment by imposing consecutive sentences based on a fact not found by the jury or admitted by the defendant.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on January 14, 2009.

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