Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

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.

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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