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Editor's Note :

On Tuesday the Court will hear oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, which is consolidated with three other cases, on the questions of whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages. We will be live-blogging updates from the oral argument at this link beginning at 10:45 a.m.
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Smith v. Cain

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-8145 No opinion issued Nov 8, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jan 10, 2012 8-1 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: The substantial Brady claims in the case require a reversal of the petitioner’s conviction.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on January 10, 2012. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion.

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Merits Briefs for the Petitioner

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioner

Merits Briefs for the Respondent

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondent

Certiorari-stage documents

  • Brief in opposition (unavailable)

 

 
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