Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 21 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Davila v. Davis. Steve Vladeck has our preview.

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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