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Case: Gonzalez v. United States
Subject(s): Magistrate judges, jury selection, voir dire, plain error
Appealed from: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Docket No: 06-11612
Decision Rendered: No
Decision: None

Question(s) presented: Whether a magistrate judge may conduct voir dire in order to seat a criminal jury without the consent of of the defendant.

Holding of appellate court:

Date of Oral Arguments Your Prediction Your Prediction by Justice Update
Affirm Reverse Vacate Justice Affirm Reverse Vacate
Jan 08, 2008 Alito
Breyer
Ginsburg
Kennedy
Roberts
Scalia
Souter
Stevens
Thomas