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.

Wyoming v. Sam

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-952 Wyo. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, when a juvenile is sentenced for murder and other violent crimes, the Eighth Amendment limits a judge to sentencing the juvenile to an aggregate term of years that allows a meaningful opportunity for release even though none of the separate sentences are cruel and unusual.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 21 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2018)
Jan 25 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 26 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 7, 2018.
Feb 02 2018Brief amici curiae of State of Utah et al. filed.
Mar 02 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 7, 2018 to April 6, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 05 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 6, 2018.
Apr 06 2018Brief of respondent Phillip Sam in opposition filed.
Apr 19 2018Reply of State of Wyoming submitted.
 
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