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Missouri v. McNeal

Petition for certiorari denied on May 19, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-963 Mo. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether, contrary to Strickland v. Washington -- which stated that a reviewing court must presume that the jury followed the law in rendering its verdict -- a claim of Strickland prejudice can be predicated upon the possibility that the jury might not have followed the law in finding the defendant guilty of the charged offense beyond a reasonable doubt.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 10 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 14, 2014)
Feb 21 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 14, 2014.
Apr 3 2014Brief of respondent David A. McNeal in opposition filed.
Apr 21 2014Reply of petitioner Missouri filed.
Apr 22 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 15, 2014.
May 19 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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