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Editor's Note :

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Acosta-Ruiz v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 10, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-6908 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether a court of appeals must consider what effect a constitutional error had on a jury’s verdict, before it may find that the error was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 22 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 26, 2012)
Nov 20 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 26, 2012.
Dec 19 2012Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 25, 2013.
Jan 25 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 25, 2013.
Feb 25 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 27, 2013.
Mar 22 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 26, 2013.
Apr 29 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 3, 2013.
May 3 2013Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 15 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 30, 2013.
May 21 2013Reply of petitioner Samuel Arturo Acosta-Ruiz filed. (Distributed)
Jun 3 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
Jun 10 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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