Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Shelton v. McQuiggin

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-577 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under Schriro v. Landigran, a habeas petitioner is entitled to an evidentiary hearing where his allegations would entitle him to relief and are not contravened by the record, as at least three circuits have held, or whether the petitioner must already have factual support for his allegations, as four other circuits have now held.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 10 2016Application (16A149) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 30, 2016 to October 29, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Aug 11 2016Application (16A149) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 29, 2016.
Oct 28 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 28, 2016)
Dec 14 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Dec 30 2016Response Requested . (Due January 30, 2017)
Jan 23 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 1, 2017.
Mar 1 2017Brief of respondent Greg McQuiggin, Warden in opposition filed.
Mar 14 2017Reply of petitioner Arthur Eugene Shelton filed. (Distributed)
Mar 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.
Term Snapshot