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Editor's Note :

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Suggs v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on May 13, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-978 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether, when a prisoner’s first federal habeas motion results in the entry of a new sentencing judgment, a subsequent habeas motion is “second or successive,” within the meaning of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, 28 U.S.C. §§2244 and 2255(h), when it challenges the underlying conviction rather than the terms of the new sentence.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 7 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 11, 2013)
Mar 11 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 10, 2013.
Apr 10 2013Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Apr 23 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 9, 2013.
Apr 23 2013Reply of petitioner Alonzo Suggs filed. (Distributed)
May 13 2013Petition DENIED.
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