Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

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.

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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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