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Williams v. Louisiana

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1241 La. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether exculpatory evidence that is inadmissible can be material under Brady v. Maryland; and (2) whether a court evaluating the materiality of suppressed evidence under Brady against a confession should take into account a post-trial judicial finding that the defendant was an intellectually disabled child.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 08 2018Application (17A725) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 25, 2018 to March 12, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.
Jan 09 2018Application (17A725) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until February 23, 2018.
Feb 12 2018Application (17A725) to extend further the time from February 23, 2018 to March 25, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.
Feb 12 2018Application (17A725) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until March 26, 2018.
Mar 02 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 5, 2018)
Apr 04 2018Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Innocence Project New Orleans.
Apr 05 2018Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Fair Punishment Project, et al.
Apr 05 2018Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Former Prosecutors and Department of Justice Officials.
Apr 05 2018Waiver of right of respondent State of Louisiana to respond filed.
Apr 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 16 2018Response Requested. (Due May 16, 2018)
Apr 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 16, 2018 to June 15, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 23 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 15, 2018.
 
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