Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Swarthout v. Cooke

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-333 9th Cir. Not Argued Jan 24, 2011 9-0 N/A OT 2010
 
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Issue: Whether a federal court may grant habeas corpus relief to a state prisoner based on its view that the state court erred in applying the state-law standard of evidentiary sufficiency governing state parole decisions.

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Judgment: Summarily reversed Ninth Circuit decision. (per curiam) on January 24, 2011. Justice Ginsburg filed a brief concurring opinion.

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