Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Witman v. Pennsylvania

Petition for certiorari denied on June 23, 2014

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1264 Pa. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether Miller v. Alabama established a categorical ban on imposing a type of punishment – a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole – on a class of individuals – juvenile offenders – and therefore stated a substantive rule that should be applied retroactively.

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 16 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 19, 2014)
May 19 2014Brief of respondent Pennsylvania in opposition filed.
Jun 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.
Jun 23 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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