McCarthan v. Collins

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-85 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a person in federal custody is entitled to file an application for habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 because a 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion is “inadequate or ineffective” to permit him to raise a claim that his conviction or sentence is invalid under an intervening and retroactively applicable statutory-interpretation decision of the Supreme Court.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
May 23 1974Application (16A1158) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 12, 2017 to July 12, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
May 25 2017Application (16A1158) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until July 12, 2017.
Jul 12 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 16, 2017)
Aug 02 2017Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Dan C.McCarthan on 08/11/2017
Aug 10 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 15, 2017.
Aug 16 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed.
Aug 25 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 16, 2017.
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