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Given that there was a good deal of media interest in Justice Sotomayor’s somewhat vituperative dissenting criticism of Justice Kavanaugh in last week’s decision in the criminal sentencing case of Jones v. Mississippi¸ today’s per curiam GVR (Grant, Vacate, and Remand) order in Alaska v. Wright is worthy of at least passing mention.
Once again, the Ninth Circuit is reversed, this time by the whole Court in a case that, like Jones, involves a criminal sentence. In vacating the decision below, the Court held that Mr. Wright was Mr. Wrong, as was the Ninth Circuit.
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