No. 11-820.

133 S.Ct. 1103 (2013)

185 L.Ed.2d 149

Roselva CHAIDEZ, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 20, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeffrey L. Fisher , Stanford, CA, for Petitioner.

Michael R. Dreeben , Washington, D.C., for Respondent.

Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. , Solicitor General, Lanny A. Breuer , Assistant Attorney General, Michael R. Dreeben , Deputy Solicitor General, Ginger Anders , Assistant to the Solicitor General, Joel M. Gershowitz , Washington, D.C., for Respondent.

Gerardo S. Gutierrez , Chicago, IL, Claudia Valenzuela , Chuck Roth , Sarah Rose Weinman , Chicago, IL, Thomas C. Goldstein , Kevin K. Russell , Goldstein & Russell, P.C., Washington, DC, Jeffrey L. Fisher , Pamela S. Karlan , Stanford, CA, Valerie Marsh , Kathleen Sanderson , Angela Vigil , Baker & McKenzie LLP, Miami, FL, for Petitioner.

Justice KAGAN delivered the opinion of the Court.

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