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Hughes v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-155 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether, as a four-justice plurality in Freeman v. United States concluded, a defendant who enters into a Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11(c)(1)(C) plea agreement is generally eligible for a sentence reduction if there is a later, retroactive amendment to the relevant Sentencing Guidelines range.

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DateProceedings and Orders
May 19 2017Application (16A1134) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 28, 2017 to July 27, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
May 22 2017Application (16A1134) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until July 27, 2017.
Jul 27 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 31, 2017)
Aug 24 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 2, 2017.
Sep 22 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 1, 2017.
Nov 01 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Nov 17 2017Reply of petitioner Erik Hughes filed.
Nov 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/8/2017.
Dec 08 2017Petition GRANTED.
Jan 11 2018Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Erik Hughes.
Jan 22 2018Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
 
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