Can’t remember the last time a one sentence per curiam opinion was such good news. Here’s the entire opinion in Briscoe v. Virginia:

PER CURIAM.

We vacate the judgment of the Supreme Court of Virginia and remand the case for further proceedings not inconsistent with the opinion in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 557 U. S. ___ (2009).

It is so ordered.

Whew!
 

  • ken

    They probably realized that anything they did would be irrelevant since Virginia totally revamped the procedure last Summer.

  • But there were other States like Louisiana that had similar laws upheld by the Supreme Court. Where does this leave them?