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Metrish v. Lancaster

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-547 6th Cir. Apr 24, 2013
Tr.Aud.
May 20, 2013 9-0 Ginsburg OT 2012

Holding: Petitioner is not entitled to federal habeas relief.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on May 20, 2013.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 31 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2012)
Nov 27 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 2, 2013.
Dec 3 2012Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed.
Dec 28 2012Brief of respondent Burt Lancaster in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Jan 2 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 18, 2013.
Jan 18 2013Petition GRANTED.
Feb 11 2013SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Feb 22 2013Record from U.S.C.A. for 6th Circuit is electronic.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Wayne County, Michigan filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2013Joint appendix filed. (Distributed) (Statement of costs filed)
Mar 4 2013Brief of petitioner Linda Metrish, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Mar 8 2013CIRULATED
Mar 11 2013Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Apr 3 2013Brief of respondent Burt Lancaster filed. (Distributed).
Apr 5 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Apr 10 2013Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. (Distributed)
Apr 17 2013Reply of petitioner Linda Metrish, Warden filed. (Distributed)
Apr 24 2013Argued. For petitioner: John J. Bursch, Michigan Solicitor General, Lansing, Mich. For respondent: Kenneth M. Mogill, Lake Orion, Mich.
May 20 2013Judgment REVERSED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
Jun 21 2013JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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