Sireci v. Florida

Petition for certiorari denied on December 12, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-5247 Fla. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether a state court violates a petitioner's federal due process rights when it denies a new trial and DNA testing in an actual innocence case in which newly discovered evidence demonstrates that the only physical evidence linking the petitioner to the crime scene was based upon inaccurate forensic science and false expert testimony.

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 28 2016Application (15A1149) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 15, 2016 to July 14, 2016, submitted to Justice Thomas.
May 11 2016Application (15A1149) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until July 14, 2016.
Jul 13 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due August 17, 2016)
Aug 17 2016Brief of respondent Florida in opposition filed.
Aug 29 2016Reply of petitioner Henry Perry Sireci filed.
Sep 1 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Oct 3 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.
Oct 11 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2016.
Oct 24 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2016.
Oct 31 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 4, 2016.
Nov 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 10, 2016.
Nov 14 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 5 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2016.
Dec 12 2016Petition DENIED. Justice Breyer, dissenting from denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)
 
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