Umana v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on June 22, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-602 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether, at capital sentencing, the government may seek to prove the aggravating factor that the defendant committed previous unadjudicated murders through hearsay statements to police of other suspects in those murders, without permitting the defendant to confront or cross-examine his accusers.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 5 2014Application (14A249) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 25, 2014 to November 24, 2014, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Sep 8 2014Application (14A249) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 24, 2014.
Nov 24 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 29, 2014)
Dec 23 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 28, 2015.
Dec 29 2014Brief amicus curiae of The Constitution Project filed.
Jan 26 2015Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 27, 2015.
Feb 25 2015Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 30, 2015.
Mar 20 2015Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 29, 2015.
Apr 29 2015Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.
May 18 2015Reply of petitioner Alejandro Enrique Ramirez Umana filed.
May 19 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.
Jun 2 2015Rescheduled.
Jun 8 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 11, 2015.
Jun 15 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 18, 2015.
Jun 22 2015Petition DENIED.
 
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