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Sepulvado v. Jindal

Petition for certiorari denied on April 7, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-892 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to its likelihood of being granted.

Issue: Whether and to what extent the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment entitles a condemned inmate to timely notice of the method by which he will be executed.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 27 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 26, 2014)
Jan 27 2014Application (13A778) for a stay of execution of sentence of death, submitted to Justice Scalia.
Jan 28 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jan 28 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Allen S. Keller, M.D., et al.
Jan 29 2014Letter from counsel for petitioner dated January 29, 2014, received. (Distributed)
Jan 30 2014Supplemental brief of applicant Christopher Sepulvado filed.
Jan 31 2014Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales.
Feb 3 2014Second Supplemental brief of applicant Christopher Sepulvado filed.
Feb 5 2014Letter from counsel for applicant dated February 5, 2014, withdrawing application (13A778) for stay of execution received.
Feb 24 2014February 24 supplemental brief of petitioner Christopher Sepulvado filed.
Feb 25 2014Brief of respondent Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana in opposition filed.
Mar 11 2014Reply of petitioner Christopher Sepulvado filed.
Mar 12 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.
Mar 27 2014Supplemental brief of petitioner Christopher Sepulvado filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.
Apr 7 2014Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Allen S. Keller, M.D., et al. GRANTED.
Apr 7 2014Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales GRANTED.
Apr 7 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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