Editor's Note :

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.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Tibbals v. Carter

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-218 6th Cir. Oct 9, 2012
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Jan 8, 2013 9-0 Thomas OT 2012
 
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Holding: 18 U.S.C. § 3599 does not provide a state prisoner with the right to suspend his federal habeas proceedings when he is adjudged incompetent.

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Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Thomas on January 8, 2013.

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Holding: 18 U.S.C. § 3599 does not provide a state prisoner with the right to suspend his federal habeas proceedings when he is adjudged incompetent.   JudgmentReversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Thomas on January 8, 2013.  
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