Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Abbott v. Perez. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in Animal Science Products Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Amy Howe again has our preview.

Trevino v. Davis

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-6883 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether—when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit found that the new mitigating evidence discovered on federal habeas review was “double-edged” and could not outweigh the substantial aggravating evidence, and when it misapplied the standard for evaluating prejudice in a Wiggins claim—it denied the petitioner due process.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 20 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 27, 2017)
Dec 18 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 27, 2017 to February 25, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 20 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 26, 2018.
Feb 26 2018Brief of respondent Lorie Davis in opposition filed.
Mar 12 2018Reply of petitioner Carlos Trevino filed. (Distributed)
Mar 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2018.
Apr 09 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Term Snapshot