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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.

Rivera v. Illinois

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-9995 Ill. S.Ct. Feb 23, 2009
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Mar 31, 2009 9-0 Ginsburg OT 2008

Issue: Whether the erroneous denial of a criminal defendant’s preemptory challenge that resulted in the challenged juror being seated requires automatic reversal of a conviction.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on March 31, 2009.

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