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Lee v. Thomas

Petition for certiorari denied on March 24, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-775 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether federal habeas courts should apply Harrington v. Richter’s presumption to a state court’s reasoned decision in order to rehabilitate the state court’s unreasonable application of clearly established federal law.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 23 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 27, 2014)
Dec 23 2013Appendix of Jeffery Lee filed (Volumes 1 & 2).
Jan 21 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 26, 2014.
Feb 13 2014Brief of respondent Kim T. Thomas, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections in opposition filed.
Mar 4 2014Reply of petitioner Jeffery Lee filed.
Mar 5 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 21, 2014.
Mar 24 2014Petition DENIED.
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