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Wilson v. Flaherty

Petition for certiorari denied on June 24, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-986 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether an actually innocent person is “in custody” within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 2254 if that person has been released from prison but remains subject for the rest of his life to sex offender registration and reporting requirements that limit where he can live and visit, and compel his regular appearance at particular places.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 30 2012Application (12A555) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 10, 2012 to February 8, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Dec 3 2012Application (12A555) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until February 8, 2013.
Feb 8 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 13, 2013)
Mar 4 2013Waiver of right of respondent W. Steven Flaherty, Superintendent, Virginia Department of State Police to respond filed.
Mar 13 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 29, 2013.
Mar 13 2013Brief amicus curiae of The Innocence Network filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013Brief amici curiae of Rutherford Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 26 2013Response Requested . (Due April 25, 2013)
Apr 3 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2013.
May 22 2013Brief of respondent W. Steven Flaherty, Superintendent, Virginia Department of State Police in opposition filed.
Jun 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 4 2013Reply of petitioner Eric C. Wilson filed. (Distributed)
Jun 24 2013Petition DENIED.
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