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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
 
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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.

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

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