Johnson v. Carpenter

Petition for certiorari denied on February 27, 2017
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Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: (1) Whether a court must categorically deny a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(6) motion premised on the change in decisional law produced by Martinez v. Ryan; and (2) whether the Sixth Circuit's decision to deny even a certificate of appealability in this case should be summarily reversed.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 14 2016Application (15A738) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 26, 2016 to February 25, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jan 15 2016Application (15A738) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 25, 2016.
Feb 15 2016Application (15A738) to extend further the time from February 25, 2016 to March 25, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Feb 17 2016Application (15A738) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until March 25, 2016.
Mar 22 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 22, 2016)
Apr 22 2016Brief amici curiae of Former Federal District Judges filed.
Apr 22 2016Brief of respondent Wayne Carpenter, Warden in opposition filed.
Apr 22 2016Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defnese Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
Apr 26 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.
Apr 26 2016Reply of petitioner Donnie E. Johnson filed. (Distributed)
May 16 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 19, 2016.
May 23 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2016.
May 31 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2016.
Feb 22 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 23 2017Letter of February 22, 2017 from counsel for petitioner received.
Feb 27 2017Petition DENIED.

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