Sykes v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-9604 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Missouri's second-degree burglary statute is divisible into two offenses with separate elements for the purpose of analyzing whether a conviction under that statute qualifies as a conviction for a “violent felony” as defined in the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984, 18 U.S.C. § 924(e)(2)(B)(ii).

DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 14 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 19, 2017)
Jun 28 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Jun 29 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Jul 06 2017Response Requested. (Due August 7, 2017)
Aug 02 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 6, 2017.
Sep 06 2017Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
Sep 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Sep 23 2017Reply of petitioner Trevon Sykes filed. (Distributed)
Sep 23 2017Motion to defer consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by petitioner Trevon Sykes.
Oct 10 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/13/2017.
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