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Sims v. Tennessee

Petition for certiorari denied on March 20, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-445 Tenn. Crim. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioners in this case.

Issue: Whether the court's decision in Hall v. Florida must be applied retroactively on collateral review.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 20 2016Application (16A53) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 7, 2016 to October 6, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jul 20 2016Application (16A37) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 4, 2016 to October 3, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jul 25 2016Application (16A53) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 6, 2016.
Jul 25 2016Application (16A37) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until October 3, 2016.
Oct 3 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 3, 2016)
Nov 1 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 3, 2017.
Dec 23 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 1, 2017.
Feb 1 2017Brief of respondent Tennessee in opposition filed.
Feb 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 3, 2017.
Feb 15 2017Reply of petitioners Vincent Sims and Michael Eugene Sample filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.
Mar 20 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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