Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will issue orders from its January 13 conference on Tuesday, January 17, at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya. Kevin Johnson has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson. Ronald Mann has our preview.

  Enter your email address to subscribe to updates to this case:
          

Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-606 Colo. Oct 11, 2016
Tr.Aud.
TBD TBD TBD OT 2016

Issue: Whether a no-impeachment rule constitutionally may bar evidence of racial bias offered to prove a violation of the Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 31 2015Application (15A265) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 13, 2015 to November 12, 2015, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Sep 10 2015Application (15A265) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until November 12, 2015.
Nov 10 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2015)
Nov 12 2015Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Nov 13 2015Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Nov 16 2015Waiver of right of respondent Colorado to respond filed.
Dec 2 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.
Dec 8 2015Response Requested . (Due January 7, 2016)
Dec 8 2015Brief amicus curiae of National Congress of American Indians filed.
Dec 10 2015Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.
Dec 10 2015Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.
Dec 10 2015Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.
Dec 21 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 19, 2016.
Jan 7 2016Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jan 7 2016Brief amici curiae of Retired Judges filed.
Feb 19 2016Brief of respondent Colorado in opposition filed.
Mar 7 2016Reply of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed.
Mar 9 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2016.
Mar 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2016.
Apr 4 2016Petition GRANTED.
Apr 22 2016The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 23, 2016.
Apr 22 2016The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2016.
May 4 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
May 11 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jun 23 2016Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Jun 23 2016Brief of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed.
Jun 24 2016Brief amicus curiae of The United Mexican States filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amici curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Federal Defenders filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amici curiae of Professors of Law filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amicus curiae of Professor Cedric Merlin Powell filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amici curiae of the Hispanic National Bar Association, et al. filed.
Jun 30 2016Brief amicus curiae of Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed.
Jul 13 2016SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
Jul 22 2016Record requested from the Supreme Court of Colorado.
Aug 19 2016CIRCULATED.
Aug 29 2016Brief of respondent Colorado filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 6 2016Brief amicus curiae of Colorado District Attorneys' Council filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 6 2016Brief amicus curiae of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Sep 14 2016Record received from the Supreme Court of Colorado. 1 Envelope partially SEALED and electronic.
Sep 19 2016Reply of petitioner Miguel Angel Pena-Rodriguez filed. (Distributed)
Sep 26 2016Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Oct 11 2016Argued. For petitioner: Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal. For respondent: Frederick R. Yarger, Solicitor General, Denver, Colo.; and Rachel P. Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
 
Share:
Term Snapshot
Awards