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.

Vermont v. Brillon

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-88 Vt. S.Ct. Jan 13, 2009
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Mar 9, 2009 7-2 Ginsburg OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether delays caused by a public defender can deprive a criminal defendant of his right to a speedy trial.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on March 9, 2009.

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