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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Lee v. Tam. Amy Howe has our preview.
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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

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.

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

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