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.
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Judgment: Summarily reversed Ninth Circuit decision. (per curiam) on January 24, 2011. Justice Ginsburg filed a brief concurring opinion.
- Petition of the day (Conor McEvily)