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Goins v. Lazaroff

Petition for certiorari denied on October 6, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1517 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether an aggregate prison term imposed on a juvenile for non-homicide offenses that does not permit release before 100 years of age constitutes a sentence of life without parole as prohibited by the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 2 2014Application (13A1099) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 19, 2014 to June 18, 2014, submitted to Justice Kagan.
May 7 2014Application (13A1099) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until June 18, 2014.
Jun 18 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 21, 2014)
Jul 21 2014Brief of respondent Alan J. Lazaroff, Warden in opposition filed.
Aug 6 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Oct 6 2014Petition DENIED.
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