Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

California v. Gutierrez

Petition for certiorari denied on December 2, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-347 Cal. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether under United States v. Ruiz and Brady v. Maryland prosecutors must provide exculpatory evidence to a criminal defendant before a preliminary hearing at which a magistrate determines whether sufficient cause exists to require the defendant to stand trial.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 16 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 18, 2013)
Oct 17 2013Brief of respondent Baldomero Gutierrez in opposition filed.
Oct 17 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Baldomero Gutierrez.
Oct 17 2013Brief amicus curiae of Jackie Lacey, District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles filed.
Oct 18 2013Brief amicus curiae of California District Attorneys Association filed.
Oct 31 2013Reply of petitioner California filed. (Distributed)
Nov 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 26, 2013.
Dec 2 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Dec 2 2013Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot