Castillo v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-374 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a criminal defendant convicted of violating the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act, 46 U.S.C. § 70501, et seq., and subject to a mandatory minimum sentence under 21 U.S.C. § 960, is eligible for relief from that mandatory minimum under the statutory “safety valve” of 18 U.S.C. § 3553(f).

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 21 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 22, 2018)
Oct 16 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 22, 2018 to November 21, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 21, 2018.
Nov 21 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Dec 03 2018Reply of petitioner Wuilson Estuardo Lemus Castillo filed.
Dec 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
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