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McCoy v. Louisiana

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-8255 La. Jan 17, 2018
TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether it is unconstitutional for defense counsel to concede an accused's guilt over the accused's express objection.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 06 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due April 10, 2017)
Mar 24 2017Brief of respondent Louisiana in opposition filed.
Apr 10 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Ethics Bureau at Yale filed.
Apr 10 2017Brief amici curiae of The Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.
Apr 11 2017Reply of petitioner Robert Leroy McCoy filed. (Distributed)
Apr 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.
Apr 24 2017Record Requested.
Jun 12 2017Record received from the Supreme Court of Louisiana (6 boxes).
Jun 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Sep 28 2017Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Nov 13 2017Brief of petitioner Robert L.McCoy filed.
Nov 13 2017Joint appendix filed. (two volumes)
Nov 17 2017SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Nov 17 2017Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Nov 20 2017Brief amicus curiae of The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Nov 20 2017Brief amici curiae of Ten Law School Professors and the Ethics Bureau at Yale filed. (Distributed)
Nov 20 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Criminal Bar Association of England & Wales filed. (Distributed)
Nov 20 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2017CIRCULATED.
Dec 13 2017Brief of Louisiana submitted.
 
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