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James v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-6769 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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
Nov 09 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 14, 2017)
Dec 06 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 14, 2017 to January 16, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 07 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 16, 2018.
Jan 16 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Jan 30 2018Reply of petitioner Broderick James filed.
Feb 01 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.
 
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