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Chappell v. Phillips

Petition for certiorari denied on April 29, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-544 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the Ninth Circuit conflicted with the “reasonable likelihood” materiality standards of Napue v. Illinois and Brady v. Maryland by substituting a standard based on “any conceivable, speculative possibility” of a different result.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 10 2012Application (12A153) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 23, 2012 to October 22, 2012, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Aug 20 2012Application (12A153) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until October 22, 2012.
Oct 22 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2012)
Oct 22 2012Appendix of Kevin Chappell, Warden filed.
Nov 26 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 1, 2012.
Jan 22 2013Brief of respondent Richard Louis Arnold Phillips in opposition filed.
Jan 22 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent.
Feb 4 2013Reply of petitioner Kevin Chappell, Warden filed.
Feb 6 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 22, 2013.
Feb 20 2013Record Requested .
Feb 21 2013Record received from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (three sealed documents sent electronically).
Feb 26 2013Record received from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (one envelope). The remainder of the Ninth Circuit record filed electronically.
Feb 27 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Mar 4 2013Record received from the United States District Court Eastern District of California (8 boxes).
Mar 13 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 29, 2013.
Apr 1 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 12, 2013.
Apr 15 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 19, 2013.
Apr 22 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 26, 2013.
Apr 29 2013Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Apr 29 2013Petition DENIED.
May 10 2013Record returned to Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (one envelope).
May 10 2013Record returned to United States District Court for the Eastern District of California (8 boxes.)
 
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