Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Adams v. Cannedy

Petition for certiorari denied on January 21, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-478 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a federal court conducting habeas corpus review may reject a state supreme court's summary merits adjudication of a claim as objectively unreasonable under 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d), not by considering whether a fairminded jurist might have denied relief based on the record submitted to the state supreme court, but instead by imputing to the state supreme court asserted flaws in the reasoning expressed in an earlier decision on the claim made by a lower court based on different evidence.

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 14 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 15, 2013)
Nov 7 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 16, 2013.
Dec 16 2013Brief of respondent Earl Eugene Cannedy, Jr. in opposition filed.
Dec 16 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Earl Eugene Cannedy, Jr.
Dec 31 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 21 2014Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Jan 21 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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