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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.

Smith v. Cain

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-8145 No opinion issued Nov 8, 2011
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Jan 10, 2012 8-1 Roberts OT 2011
 
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Holding: The substantial Brady claims in the case require a reversal of the petitioner’s conviction.

Plain English Summary:

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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Briefs and Documents

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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