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Gates v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 21, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-6262 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether, under the Supreme Court’s opinions in United States v. Booker, Johnson v. United States and Beckles v. United States, which depended heavily upon the distinction between advisory and mandatory sentencing schemes, the residual clause of the mandatory sentencing guidelines is unconstitutionally vague.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 02 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due November 6, 2017)
Oct 16 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Oct 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/3/2017.
Oct 27 2017Response Requested. (Due November 27, 2017)
Nov 21 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 27, 2017 to December 27, 2017, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 22 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 27, 2017
Dec 27 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jan 09 2018Reply of petitioner Quentery Gates filed. (Distributed)
Jan 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.
Feb 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.
Feb 26 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/2/2018.
Mar 12 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/16/2018.
Mar 19 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/23/2018.
Mar 26 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2018.
Apr 09 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018Petition DENIED.
 
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