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Brown v. Shaw

Petition for certiorari denied on June 16, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-897 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether, in a claim of ineffective assistance of appellate counsel, a state appellate court’s holding that an omitted state law issue ultimately lacked merit precludes a federal habeas court from later finding either deficient performance or prejudice relating to that omission under the standards of Strickland v. Washington and 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d).

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 12 2013Application (13A496) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 26, 2013 to January 25, 2014, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Nov 14 2013Application (13A496) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until January 25, 2014.
Jan 24 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 27, 2014)
Feb 20 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 31, 2014.
Mar 26 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 30, 2014.
Apr 30 2014Brief of respondent Troy R. Shaw in opposition filed.
May 16 2014Reply of petitioner Richard Brown, Superintendent, Wabash Valley Correctional Institution filed. (Distributed)
May 20 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 5, 2014.
Jun 9 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 12, 2014.
Jun 16 2014Petition DENIED.
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