Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting an online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the disclosures required by California’s Reproductive FACT Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Contributions are available at this link.

Quince v. Florida

Petition for certiorari denied on June 2, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-5753 Fla. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court of Florida’s affirmation of the state post-conviction court’s ruling that Mr. Quince is not mentally retarded, and thus ineligible to be executed in violation of his Fifth and Eighth Amendment rights, is in violation of this Court’s decision in Atkins v. Virginia.

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 8 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due September 11, 2013)
Sep 11 2013Brief of respondent Florida in opposition filed.
Sep 26 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 18, 2013.
May 27 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.
Jun 2 2014Petition DENIED.
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