Perez v. Stephens

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1406 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether attorney abandonment, which Maples v. Thomas held is an “extraordinary circumstance” equitably excusing a resulting failure to appeal a denial of state habeas relief, is likewise an “extraordinary circumstance” warranting reentry of a judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b) where the abandonment caused the failure to appeal a denial of federal habeas relief.

DateProceedings and Orders
May 23 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 26, 2014)
Jun 19 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 28, 2014.
Jun 26 2014Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed.
Jun 26 2014Brief amici curiae of Texas Appleseed, et al. filed.
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