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On Wednesday the Supreme Court hears reargument in Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania; Miriam Seifter has our coverage.
On Wednesday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair; Amy Howe has our preview.

Smith v. Cain

Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-8145 Nov 8, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jan 10, 2012 8-1 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: The substantial Brady claims in the case require a reversal of the petitioner’s conviction.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on January 10, 2012. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion.

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Briefs and Documents

Merits Briefs for the Petitioner

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioner

Merits Briefs for the Respondent

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondent

Certiorari-stage documents

  • Brief in opposition (unavailable)

 

 
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