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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Perry v. New Hampshire

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-8974 N.H. S. Ct. Nov 2, 2011
Jan 11, 2012 8-1 Ginsburg OT 2011

Holding: The Due Process Clause does not require an inquiry into the reliability of an eyewitness identification when the identification was not procured under unnecessarily suggestive circumstances by law enforcement.

Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 11, 2012. Justice Thomas filed a concurring opinion; Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion.

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