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Editor's Note :

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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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