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Boyer v. Louisiana

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-9953 La. Ct. App. Jan 14, 2013
Tr.Aud.
Apr 29, 2013 5-4 Per Curiam OT 2012

Holding: Dismissed as improvidently granted.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 19 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due May 24, 2012)
May 24 2012Brief of respondent Louisiana in opposition filed.
Jun 6 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.
Jun 6 2012Reply of petitioner Jonathan Edward Boyer filed.
Jun 21 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, 2012.
Oct 1 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 5, 2012.
Oct 5 2012Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Oct 31 2012SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 14, 2013.
Nov 19 2012Joint appendix filed (2 volumes). (Statement of costs filed)
Nov 19 2012Brief of petitioner Jonathan Edward Boyer filed.
Nov 19 2012Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received jointly from counsel for the petitioner and counsel for the respondent.
Nov 26 2012Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed.
Nov 26 2012Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Nov 27 2012Record received from Court of Appeal of Louisiana, 3rd Circuit. ( 1 envelope)
Dec 6 2012CIRCULATED
Dec 7 2012Record received from Fourteenth Judicial District of Louisiana Parish of Calcasieu. (6 boxes)
Dec 19 2012Brief of respondent Louisiana filed. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2012Proposal from counsel for the respondent to lodge copies of a transcript from a hearing in the Fourteenth Judicial District court, Parish of Calcasieu, LA.
Jan 4 2013Reply of petitioner Jonathan Edward Boyer filed. (Distributed)
Jan 4 2013Additional record received from Fourteenth Judicial District of Louisiana Parish of Calcasieu. (1 b0x)
Jan 14 2013Argued. For petitioner: Richard Bourke, New Orleans, La. For respondent: Carla S. Sigler, Assistant District Attorney, Lake Charles, La.
Apr 29 2013Writ of certiorari DISMISSED as improvidently granted Justice Alito, with whom Justice Scalia and Justice Thomas join, concurring. Justice Sotomayor, with whom Justice Ginsburg, Justice Breyer, and Justice Kagan join, dissenting. Opinion per curiam.
May 30 2013Record returned to Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Third Circuit.
May 30 2013Record returned to Fourteenth Judicial District of Louisiana Parish of Calcasieu.
May 31 2013MANDATE ISSUED
 
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