Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Oregon v. Ice

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

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

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