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Rodgers v. Florida

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term

Issue: Whether waiving a state-law right to have a jury make an advisory sentencing recommendation constitutes a knowing and intelligent waiver of the federal constitutional right to have a jury make all requisite findings for the imposition of death, particularly when the latter right did not exist at the time of the waiver.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 23 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 24, 2018)
Aug 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 24, 2018 to October 8, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 21 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 9, 2018.
Aug 24 2018Brief amici curiae of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Florida Center for Capital Representation at Florida International University College of Law filed.
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